Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
258 PM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

PZZ131-132-261000-
/O.NEW.KSEW.GL.A.0049.160927T0100Z-160927T1300Z/
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
258 PM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT FOR THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN U.S. STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A GALE WATCH...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET MONDAY NIGHT.

* WIND...RISING FROM THE WEST AT 25 TO 35 KNOTS MONDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...IT APPEARED THAT WIND SPEEDS WILL REACH GALE FORCE
  AFTER 9 PM PDT MONDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER ALTERING
THEIR PLANS.

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