Marine Weather Message
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424 WHUS71 KGYX 231901 MWWGYX URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME 301 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017 ANZ153-232015- /O.CAN.KGYX.SW.Y.0026.000000T0000Z-170924T0000Z/ CASCO BAY- 301 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS CANCELLED... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS CANCELLED THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS. $$ ANZ150-152-154-240000- /O.CON.KGYX.SW.Y.0026.000000T0000Z-170924T0000Z/ COASTAL WATERS FROM STONINGTON, ME TO PORT CLYDE, ME OUT 25 NM- COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT CLYDE, ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH, ME OUT 25 NM- COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE ELIZABETH, ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER, MA OUT 25 NM- 301 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... * SEAS...3 TO 5 FEET. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED. REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS. && $$

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