Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
225 AM PDT TUE AUG 22 2017

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CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
225 AM PDT TUE AUG 22 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A GALE WARNING...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PDT WEDNESDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* WINDS...WEST RISING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON AND 25 TO 35
  KNOTS THIS EVENING.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET THIS EVENING.

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.

&&

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NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
225 AM PDT TUE AUG 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM
PDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM PDT
WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...FOR ADMIRALTY INLET...NW RISING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS THIS
  EVENING. FOR THE NORTHERN INLAND WATERS...SW RISING TO 20 TO 30
  KNOTS THIS EVENING.

* WAVES/SEAS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET EXCEPT TO 5 FEET IN THE
  NORTHERN INLAND WATERS.

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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