Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
856 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

PZZ130-181300-
/O.EXT.KSEW.GL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-170118T1700Z/
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
856 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 25 TO 35 KNOTS.

* WAVES...COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 14 FEET.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ132>134-181300-
/O.EXT.KSEW.GL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-170118T1700Z/
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
856 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 25 TO 40 KNOTS.

* WAVES...WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-181300-
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-170118T2300Z/
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-
856 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 25 TO 40 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...COMBINED SEAS 15 TO 18 FEET.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ110-181300-
/O.EXT.KSEW.RB.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-170119T0800Z/
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
856 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT
PST WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WAVES/SEAS...COMBINED SEAS 14 TO 17 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

PZZ131-181300-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-170118T2300Z/
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
856 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...EAST 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES...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.

&&

$$

PZZ135-181300-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-170118T2300Z/
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
856 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES...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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