Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
253 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016


AMZ470-472-474-062045-
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/O.UPG.KJAX.GL.A.0003.160207T0300Z-160208T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KJAX.GL.W.0004.160207T0300Z-160208T0300Z/
WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
253 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 PM EST
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 PM EST
SUNDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS TODAY. NORTH WINDS 25 TO
  30 KNOTS TONIGHT. NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS SUNDAY.

* GUSTS...A FEW GUSTS TO GALE FORCE SATURDAY. FREQUENT GUSTS TO
  GALE FORCE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET
  TODAY. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
  19 FEET ON SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

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AMZ450-452-454-062045-
/O.EXT.KJAX.SC.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-160208T0300Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
253 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS TODAY. NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS
  TONIGHT. NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS SUNDAY. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE
  GUSTS TONIGHT AND SUNDAY.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET
  TODAY. SEAS BUILD TO 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11
  FEET TONIGHT AND SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


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