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WHUS71 KGYX 230428
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
1228 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017



ANZ153-231400-
/O.EXP.KGYX.GL.W.0025.000000T0000Z-170323T0400Z/
/O.CON.KGYX.UP.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-170323T1400Z/
CASCO BAY-
1228 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS
MORNING...
...GALE WARNING HAS EXPIRED...

* FREEZING SPRAY...MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY IS EXPECTED TONIGHT
  INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY MEANS THAT LIGHT TO 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.

&&

$$

ANZ150>152-154-231400-
/O.CON.KGYX.GL.W.0025.000000T0000Z-170323T1200Z/
/O.CON.KGYX.UP.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-170323T1400Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM STONINGTON, ME TO PORT CLYDE, ME OUT 25 NM-
PENOBSCOT BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT CLYDE, ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH, ME OUT
25 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE ELIZABETH, ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER, MA OUT
25 NM-
1228 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS
MORNING...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.

* SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY...MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY IS EXPECTED TONIGHT
  INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY MEANS THAT LIGHT TO 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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