Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Caribou, ME

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
443 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

ANZ050>052-231500-
/O.EXT.KCAR.GL.W.0023.000000T0000Z-170323T1500Z/
/O.CON.KCAR.UP.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-170323T1500Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM EASTPORT, ME TO SCHOODIC POINT, ME OUT 25 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SCHOODIC POINT, ME TO STONINGTON, ME OUT
25 NM-
INTRA COASTAL WATERS FROM SCHOODIC POINT, ME TO STONINGTON, ME-
443 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS
MORNING...

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40
  KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY...MODERATE ACCUMULATIONS OF ICING EXPECTED ON
  VESSELS.

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 FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY MEANS THAT MODERATE ACCUMULATION OF ICE
IS EXPECTED ON VESSELS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN FREEZING SPRAY CAN
BE HAZARDOUS. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT VESSELS BE PREPARED TO TAKE
APPROPRIATE COUNTER MEASURES BEFORE PUTTING TO SEA OR ENTER THE
ADVISORY AREA.

&&

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NORCROSS


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