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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
425 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH 2 PM
EDT SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.WINDS WILL SHARPLY INCREASE AROUND MIDNIGHT AS A REINFORCING
COLD FRONT SURGES ACROSS THE MARINE AREA. FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE
FORCE ARE EXPECTED BEHIND THIS FRONT WITH SUSTAINED WINDS POSSIBLY
NEARING GALE FORCE AS WELL. SATURDAY AFTERNOON...HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD NEAR ENOUGH TO THE MARINE AREA TO ELIMINATE THE THREAT
FOR GALE FORCE GUSTS...THOUGH ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE
INTO SUNDAY.

GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-311430-
/O.UPG.KTAE.GL.A.0004.141101T0300Z-141101T2100Z/
/O.NEW.KTAE.SC.Y.0039.141101T1800Z-141102T1500Z/
/O.NEW.KTAE.GL.W.0004.141101T0300Z-141101T1800Z/
APALACHEE BAY OR COASTAL WATERS FROM KEATON BEACH TO OCHLOCKONEE
RIVER FL OUT TO 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  OCHLOCKONEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL OUT TO
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
425 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 2 PM EDT
SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT SATURDAY TO 10 AM
EST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 2 PM EDT
SATURDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED FOR SATURDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* WINDS: SUSTAINED WINDS NORTH 30 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40
  KNOTS FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING.

* SEAS: BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET NEARSHORE...AND 9 TO 12 FEET
  OFFSHORE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY REACHING 15 FEET WELL OFFSHORE.

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 SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...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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GODSEY




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