Marine Weather Message
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000 WHUS71 KGYX 290636 MWWGYX URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME 236 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014 ANZ150-152-291800- /O.EXT.KGYX.SW.Y.0029.000000T0000Z-140829T1800Z/ STONINGTON ME TO PORT CLYDE ME OUT TO 25 NM- PORT CLYDE ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH ME OUT TO 25 NM- 236 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON... * SEAS...3 TO 6 FEET...MAINLY IN SWELL. 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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