Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
659 PM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

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CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
659 PM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PDT THURSDAY. THE SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...THE WIND AT RACE ROCKS AT 6 PM THIS EVENING WAS WEST 32
  KNOTS GUSTING TO 39 KNOTS. THE EVENING WESTERLY PUSH WILL PEAK
  AROUND 9 PM WITH WESTERLY GALES FOR SEVERAL HOURS.

* WIND AND WAVES...WEST 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH WIND WAVES 3 TO 5
  FEET.

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.

&&

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COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
659 PM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PDT THURSDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES...NORTHWEST 25 KNOTS WITH WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 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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EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
659 PM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT
THURSDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES...WEST 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH WIND WAVES 3 TO 5
  FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 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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