Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
653 PM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
653 PM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FOR THE
NEARSHORE WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT TO 10
NM UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT
THIS EVENING.

* SEAS...9 TO 10 FEET...IN WESTERLY SWELLS...SUBSIDING TO 7 OR 8
  FEET BY MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

* DOMINANT PERIOD...10 OR 11 SECONDS.

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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WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
653 PM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

WIND SPEEDS HAVE EASED BELOW ADVISORY CRITERION.

$$

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO
60 NM-
653 PM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE
FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER FROM 10 NM OUT TO 60 NM UNTIL 3 AM
PDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT MONDAY.

* SEAS...8 TO 10 FEET.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 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.

&&

$$

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EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
653 PM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR THE EAST ENTRANCE TO THE
U.S. STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA...NORTHERN INLAND WATERS...AND
ADMIRALTY INLET UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* WIND AND WAVES...SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 KNOTS WILL EASE TO
  5 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE THIS EVENING. WAVES OF 2 TO 4 FEET WILL
  ALSO SUBSIDE LATER THIS EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 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.

&&

$$

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