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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
437 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...HAZARDOUS SEAS FOR SMALL CRAFT OVER THE OPEN WATERS SOUTH OF
NEW ENGLAND...

.ENOUGH OF A SOUTHWEST WIND IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE SEAS UP TO 5
FEET SATURDAY AFTERNOON INTO SATURDAY NIGHT ACROSS THE OUTER SOUTH
COASTAL WATERS.

ANZ255-256-010445-
/O.NEW.KBOX.SW.Y.0007.150801T1500Z-150802T0600Z/
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-
437 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM
SATURDAY TO 2 AM EDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM
SATURDAY TO 2 AM EDT SUNDAY.

* SEAS...3 TO 5 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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