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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
243 AM PDT MON OCT 23 2017

PZZ110-231745-
/O.CON.KSEW.RB.Y.0030.000000T0000Z-171024T0600Z/
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
243 AM PDT MON OCT 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* COMBINED SEAS...12 TO 14 FEET, SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 12 FEET LATE
  THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING, THEN SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET
  LATE TONIGHT.

* BAR CONDITION...BAR CONDITIONS SEVERE AT TIMES THIS MORNING THEN
  BECOMING ROUGH LATE THIS MORNING AND THIS EVENING. BAR
  CONDITIONS BECOMING MODERATE LATE TONIGHT.

* FIRST EBB...715 AM THIS MORNING.

* SECOND EBB...730 PM THIS EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR MEANS THAT WAVE CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT IN OR NEAR HARBOR
ENTRANCES.

&&

$$

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-231745-
/O.CON.KSEW.SW.Y.0032.000000T0000Z-171024T0600Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO
60 NM-
243 AM PDT MON OCT 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* SEAS...WEST SWELL 11 TO 14 FEET AT 13 SECONDS GRADUALLY
  SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FEET AT 16 SECONDS THIS EVENING. THE SWELL
  WILL SUBSIDE TO 8 TO 9 FEET AT 15 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$

PZZ130-231745-
/O.CON.KSEW.SW.Y.0032.000000T0000Z-171024T0000Z/
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
243 AM PDT MON OCT 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

* SEAS...WEST SWELL 12 FEET AT 13 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO 8 FEET AT
  14 SECONDS THIS EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$


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