Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
246 PM PST SAT JAN 24 2015

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/O.CAN.KSEW.SW.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-150125T1200Z/
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
246 PM PST SAT JAN 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS CANCELLED...

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PZZ110-250700-
/O.CON.KSEW.RB.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-150125T0800Z/
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
246 PM PST SAT JAN 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...

* BAR CONDITION...ROUGH.

* COMBINED SEAS...10 TO 12 FEET THIS EVENING EASING TO 8 OR 9 FEET
  AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* FIRST EBB...STRONG...730 PM TONIGHT.

* SECOND EBB...815 AM SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

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PZZ150-153-170-173-250700-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-150125T1200Z/
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 CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
246 PM PST SAT JAN 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST SUNDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES...SOUTHERLY WIND 15 TO 25 KT WITH 2 TO 4 FT WIND
  WAVES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD...AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

PZZ156-176-250700-
/O.CON.KSEW.SW.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-150125T1200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO
60 NM-
246 PM PST SAT JAN 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 4 AM PST SUNDAY...

* SEAS...WEST SWELL 10 TO 12 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
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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