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Small Craft Advisory For Hazardous Seas

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
308 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014


ANZ150-152-154-220915-
/O.CAN.KGYX.SC.Y.0064.000000T0000Z-140921T2300Z/
/O.NEW.KGYX.SW.Y.0031.140922T0700Z-140923T1000Z/
STONINGTON ME TO PORT CLYDE ME OUT TO 25 NM-
PORT CLYDE ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH ME OUT TO 25 NM-
CAPE ELIZABETH ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM-
308 PM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM
MONDAY TO 6 AM EDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM MONDAY
TO 6 AM EDT TUESDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* SEAS...7 TO 10 FEET.

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.

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