Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, ME

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
250 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017


ANZ151-153-232200-
/O.CON.KGYX.GL.W.0007.170123T2000Z-170124T1600Z/
PENOBSCOT BAY-CASCO BAY-
250 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 AM EST TUESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT.

* SEAS...6 TO 9 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.

&&

$$

ANZ150-152-154-232200-
/O.CON.KGYX.SR.W.0002.170123T2300Z-170124T1600Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM STONINGTON, ME TO PORT CLYDE, ME OUT 25 NM-
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-
250 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
11 AM EST TUESDAY...

* WINDS...EAST 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 KT.

* SEAS...16 TO 21 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A STORM WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 48 TO 63 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...OR TAKE
SHELTER UNTIL WINDS AND WAVES SUBSIDE. COMMERCIAL VESSELS SHOULD
PREPARE FOR VERY STRONG WINDS AND DANGEROUS SEA CONDITIONS...AND
CONSIDER REMAINING IN PORT OR TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL WINDS
AND WAVES SUBSIDE.

&&

$$


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