Marine Weather Message
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000 WHUS71 KGYX 181956 MWWGYX URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Gray ME 256 PM EST Mon Dec 18 2017 ...Gales are expected to develop late Tuesday into Wednesday... ANZ150-152-154-191000- /O.UPG.KGYX.GL.A.0023.171219T2100Z-171221T0000Z/ /O.NEW.KGYX.GL.W.0042.171219T2100Z-171220T1200Z/ 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- 256 PM EST Mon Dec 18 2017 ...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM TUESDAY TO 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY... The National Weather Service in Gray has issued a Gale Warning, which is in effect from 4 PM Tuesday to 7 AM EST Wednesday. The Gale Watch is no longer in effect. * WINDS...West 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. * SEAS...5 to 8 feet. 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. && $$ ANZ151-153-191000- /O.UPG.KGYX.GL.A.0023.171219T2100Z-171221T0000Z/ /O.NEW.KGYX.SC.Y.0106.171219T2100Z-171220T1200Z/ Penobscot Bay-Casco Bay- 256 PM EST Mon Dec 18 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM TUESDAY TO 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY... The National Weather Service in Gray has issued a Small Craft Advisory, which is in effect from 4 PM Tuesday to 7 AM EST Wednesday. The Gale Watch is no longer in effect. * WINDS...West 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. * SEAS...2 to 4 feet. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 25 to 33 knots are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners...especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions. && $$

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