Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
302 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

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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-
CAPE ELIZABETH ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM-
302 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SATURDAY TO 10 AM EST
SUNDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM SATURDAY TO
10 AM EST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A GALE WARNING...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SATURDAY TO 10 AM EST SUNDAY. A
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM SATURDAY TO 10 AM
EST SUNDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.

* SEAS...5 TO 8 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY...HEAVY.

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 HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MEANS HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IS
EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY ACCUMULATE ON VESSELS. THESE CONDITIONS CAN
BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TO NAVIGATION. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
MARINERS NOT TRAINED TO OPERATE IN THESE CONDITIONS OR VESSELS
NOT PROPERLY EQUIPED TO DO SO...REMAIN IN PORT OR AVOID THE
WARING AREA.

&&

$$

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PENOBSCOT BAY-CASCO BAY-
302 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON SATURDAY TO 10 AM EST
SUNDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM SATURDAY TO
10 AM EST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM SATURDAY TO 10 AM
EST SUNDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON SATURDAY TO 10 AM EST
SUNDAY.

* FREEZING SPRAY...HEAVY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 KNOTS.

* SEAS...2 TO 4 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MEANS HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IS
EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY ACCUMULATE ON VESSELS. THESE CONDITIONS CAN
BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TO NAVIGATION. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
MARINERS NOT TRAINED TO OPERATE IN THESE CONDITIONS OR VESSELS
NOT PROPERLY EQUIPED TO DO SO...REMAIN IN PORT OR AVOID THE
WARING AREA.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 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.

&&

$$

ARNOTT


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