Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
824 AM PDT FRI JUL 28 2017

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CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
824 AM PDT FRI JUL 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO MIDNIGHT PDT
TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A GALE WARNING...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO MIDNIGHT PDT
TONIGHT.

* WIND AND WAVES...WEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS RISING TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS
  DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS BEFORE EASING. WIND WAVES 2
  TO 4 FEET EXCEPT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON
  AND EVENING HOURS.

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 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.

&&

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NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
824 AM PDT FRI JUL 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
MIDNIGHT PDT TONIGHT...

* WINDS AND WAVES...SOUTHWEST RISING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS DURING THE
  EVENING HOURS. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET THIS EVENING.

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-
824 AM PDT FRI JUL 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
MIDNIGHT PDT TONIGHT...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST RISING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS DURING THE EVENING
  STRONGEST NORTH PART. WIND WAVES BUILDING 2 TO 4 FEET THIS
  EVENING HIGHEST NORTH PART.

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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