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244 WHUS71 KGYX 112024 MWWGYX URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME 324 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016 ANZ154-121030- /O.CON.KGYX.GL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-160212T0300Z/ /O.CON.KGYX.UP.Y.0004.160212T0300Z-160212T1500Z/ CAPE ELIZABETH ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM- 324 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016 ...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING... ...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM EST FRIDAY... * WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. * SEAS...3 TO 5 FEET. * FREEZING SPRAY...MODERATE. 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 FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY MEANS THAT LIGHT TO MODERATE ACCUMULATION OF ICE IS EXPECTED ON VESSELS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN FREEZING SPRAY CAN BE HAZARDOUS. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT VESSELS BE PREPARED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE COUNTER MEASURES BEFORE PUTTING TO SEA OR ENTER THE ADVISORY AREA. && $$ ANZ150>153-121030- /O.CON.KGYX.SC.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-160212T1300Z/ /O.CON.KGYX.UP.Y.0004.160212T0300Z-160212T1500Z/ STONINGTON ME TO PORT CLYDE ME OUT TO 25 NM-PENOBSCOT BAY- PORT CLYDE ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH ME OUT TO 25 NM-CASCO BAY- 324 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EST FRIDAY... ...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM EST FRIDAY... * WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. * SEAS...3 TO 6 FEET. * FREEZING SPRAY...MODERATE. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS. A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY MEANS THAT LIGHT TO MODERATE ACCUMULATION OF ICE IS EXPECTED ON VESSELS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN FREEZING SPRAY CAN BE HAZARDOUS. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT VESSELS BE PREPARED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE COUNTER MEASURES BEFORE PUTTING TO SEA OR ENTER THE ADVISORY AREA. && $$

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