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WHUS71 KBOX 011953
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
353 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...HAZARDOUS SEAS FOR SMALL CRAFT OVER THE OCEAN WATERS OF
SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND...

.ENOUGH OF A SOUTHWEST WIND IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE SEAS UP TO
6 FEET THROUGH TONIGHT ACROSS THE OCEAN WATERS OF RHODE ISLAND
AND SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD AND NANTUCKET.

ANZ235-255-256-020400-
/O.EXT.KBOX.SW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150802T1000Z/
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
353 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
6 AM EDT SUNDAY...

* SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET.

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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RLG

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