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Gale Watch

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
307 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

ANZ154-102215-
/O.EXT.KGYX.SW.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-160210T1600Z/
/O.NEW.KGYX.GL.A.0003.160211T2000Z-160212T0300Z/
CAPE ELIZABETH ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM-
307 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
11 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A GALE WATCH...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT THURSDAY.

* SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET...GRADUALLY DIMINISHING TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$



Small Craft Advisory For Hazardous Seas

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
307 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

ANZ154-102215-
/O.EXT.KGYX.SW.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-160210T1600Z/
/O.NEW.KGYX.GL.A.0003.160211T2000Z-160212T0300Z/
CAPE ELIZABETH ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM-
307 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
11 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A GALE WATCH...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT THURSDAY.

* SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET...GRADUALLY DIMINISHING TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$



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