Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
811 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND GUSTS EXPECTED ALONG THE OFFSHORE WATERS
TODAY...


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STONINGTON ME TO PORT CLYDE ME OUT TO 25 NM-
PORT CLYDE ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH ME OUT TO 25 NM-
811 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A HURRICANE FORCE
WIND WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON.
THE STORM WARNING IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...NORTH 40 TO 50 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 65 KT.

* SEAS...25 TO 30 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY...MODERATE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 64 KNOTS OR GREATER
ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURING. ALL VESSELS SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...OR
TAKE SHELTER AS SOON AS POSSIBLE...UNTIL WINDS AND WAVES SUBSIDE.

A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY MEANS THAT LIGHT TO MODERATE
ACCUMULATION OF ICE IS EXPECTED ON VESSELS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN
FREEZING SPRAY CAN BE HAZARDOUS. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT VESSELS
BE PREPARED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE COUNTER MEASURES BEFORE PUTTING
TO SEA OR ENTER THE ADVISORY AREA.

&&

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CAPE ELIZABETH ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM-
811 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST
THIS AFTERNOON...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 35 TO 45 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 65 KT.

* SEAS...26 TO 31 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY...MODERATE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 64 KNOTS OR GREATER
ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURING. ALL VESSELS SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...OR
TAKE SHELTER AS SOON AS POSSIBLE...UNTIL WINDS AND WAVES SUBSIDE.

A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY MEANS THAT LIGHT TO MODERATE
ACCUMULATION OF ICE IS EXPECTED ON VESSELS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN
FREEZING SPRAY CAN BE HAZARDOUS. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT VESSELS
BE PREPARED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE COUNTER MEASURES BEFORE PUTTING
TO SEA OR ENTER THE ADVISORY AREA.

&&

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PENOBSCOT BAY-CASCO BAY-
811 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 KT.

* SEAS...6 TO 9 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY...MODERATE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A STORM WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 48 TO 63 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...OR TAKE
SHELTER UNTIL WINDS AND WAVES SUBSIDE. COMMERCIAL VESSELS SHOULD
PREPARE FOR VERY STRONG WINDS AND DANGEROUS SEA CONDITIONS...AND
CONSIDER REMAINING IN PORT OR TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL WINDS
AND WAVES SUBSIDE.

A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY MEANS THAT LIGHT TO MODERATE
ACCUMULATION OF ICE IS EXPECTED ON VESSELS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN
FREEZING SPRAY CAN BE HAZARDOUS. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT VESSELS
BE PREPARED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE COUNTER MEASURES BEFORE PUTTING
TO SEA OR ENTER THE ADVISORY AREA.

&&

$$


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