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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
258 PM PST SUN NOV 19 2017

PZZ150-170-173-200700-
/O.EXT.KSEW.GL.W.0088.000000T0000Z-171120T0400Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.SW.Y.0034.171120T0400Z-171120T2300Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
258 PM PST SUN NOV 19 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM
THIS EVENING TO 3 PM PST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS
EVENING TO 3 PM PST MONDAY.

* WIND...SOUTH 30 TO 40 KNOTS EARLY THIS EVENING...BECOMING
  NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...SOUTHWEST SWELL 16 TO 18 FEET AT 11 SECONDS THIS
  EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 13 FEET AT 11 SECONDS AFTER
  MIDNIGHT...THEN 11 FEET AT 10 SECONDS ON MONDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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 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.

&&

$$

PZZ153-156-176-200700-
/O.EXT.KSEW.GL.W.0088.000000T0000Z-171120T0800Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.SW.Y.0034.171120T0800Z-171120T2300Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO
60 NM-
258 PM PST SUN NOV 19 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 3 PM PST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 3 PM PST MONDAY.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 15
  KNOTS LATE THIS EVENING.

* WAVES/SEAS...COMBINED SEAS 17 TO 20 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
  OF 10 SECONDS THIS EVENING. SOUTHWEST SWELL 14 TO 16 FEET AT 11
  SECONDS OVERNIGHT...SUBSIDING TO 12 FEET AT 10 SECONDS ON MONDAY
  MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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 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.

&&

$$

PZZ132>135-200500-
/O.EXT.KSEW.GL.W.0088.000000T0000Z-171120T0500Z/
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
ADMIRALTY INLET-PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
258 PM PST SUN NOV 19 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* WIND...SOUTH 35 TO 45 KNOTS...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KNOTS IN PUGET
  SOUND.

* WIND WAVES...6 TO 8 FEET...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FEET IN PUGET SOUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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.

&&

$$

PZZ130-200700-
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0088.000000T0000Z-171120T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.SW.Y.0034.171120T0200Z-171120T1700Z/
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
258 PM PST SUN NOV 19 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM
THIS EVENING TO 9 AM PST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 9 AM PST MONDAY.

* WIND...SOUTH 30 TO 35 KNOTS FOR THE REST OF THIS
  AFTERNOON...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY THIS EVENING.

* SEAS...SOUTHWEST SWELL 14 FEET AT 11 SECONDS THIS
  EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 11 FEET AT 11 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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 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.

&&

$$

PZZ110-200700-
/O.EXT.KSEW.RB.Y.0036.000000T0000Z-171120T2300Z/
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
258 PM PST SUN NOV 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM
PST MONDAY...

* COMBINED SEAS...13 TO 15 FEET TONIGHT...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11
  FEET ON MONDAY.

* BAR CONDITION...SEVERE THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING...WITH
  BREAKERS DURING THE STRONG EBB LATE THIS AFTERNOON. BECOMING
  ROUGH ON MONDAY MORNING.

* FIRST EBB...500 PM THIS AFTERNOON. THIS EBB WILL BE STRONG.

* SECOND EBB...530 AM ON MONDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR MEANS THAT WAVE CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT IN OR NEAR HARBOR
ENTRANCES.

&&

$$

PZZ131-200700-
/O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0281.000000T0000Z-171120T1700Z/
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
258 PM PST SUN NOV 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST MONDAY...

* WIND...WEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WIND WAVES...2 TO 4 FEET.

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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