Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
332 PM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

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CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
332 PM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

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

* WIND AND WAVES...WEST WIND 25 TO 35 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING BEFORE DIMINISHING OVERNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
  NORTHEAST WIND 25 TO 35 KNOTS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AGAIN SUNDAY
  NIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO MONDAY WITH WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 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.

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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GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
332 PM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 1 PM
PST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 1 PM PST
SUNDAY.

* BAR CONDITION...MODERATE...BECOMING ROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

* COMBINED SEAS...7 TO 9 FEET...BECOMING 11 TO 13 FEET LATE TONIGHT.

* FIRST EBB...AROUND 845 PM TONIGHT.

* SECOND EBB...AROUND 945 AM SUNDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR MEANS THAT WAVE CONDITIONS
WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT IN OR NEAR HARBOR ENTRANCES.

&&

$$

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WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
332 PM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST
TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

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

* WIND AND WAVES...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS THIS
  EVENING...TAPERING OFF AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
  WEST SWELL 7 TO 8 FEET. NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 35 KNOTS ARE
  EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO MONDAY
  WITH WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET AND NORTHWEST SWELL 5 TO 7 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.

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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NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
332 PM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST
TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

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

* WIND AND WAVES...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS TAPERING OFF
  AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 35
  KNOTS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE
  INTO MONDAY WITH WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.

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.

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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PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
332 PM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST
TONIGHT...

* WIND AND WAVES...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON
  AND EVENING. 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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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO
60 NM-
332 PM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST SUNDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES...WEST TO NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 30 KNOTS THROUGH
  SUNDAY MORNING. WIND WAVES 3 TO 7 FEET. WEST TO NORTHWEST
  SWELL BUILDING TO 12 TO 15 FEET LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY
  MORNING.

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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ADMIRALTY INLET-
332 PM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST SUNDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 30 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 2
  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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