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000 WHUS71 KBOX 011953 MWWBOX URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA 353 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015 ...HAZARDOUS SEAS FOR SMALL CRAFT OVER THE OCEAN WATERS OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND... .ENOUGH OF A SOUTHWEST WIND IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE SEAS UP TO 6 FEET THROUGH TONIGHT ACROSS THE OCEAN WATERS OF RHODE ISLAND AND SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD AND NANTUCKET. ANZ235-255-256-020400- /O.EXT.KBOX.SW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150802T1000Z/ RHODE ISLAND SOUND- 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- 353 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT SUNDAY... * SEAS...4 TO 7 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. && $$ RLG FOR THE LATEST UPDATES...PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBPAGE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON YOU CAN FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK AT WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWSBOSTON YOU CAN FOLLOW US ON TWITTER AT @NWSBOSTON

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