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Storm Watch

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1001 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...HIGH LIKELIHOOD OF STORM FORCE WINDS ON THE EASTERN
MASSACHUSETTS WATERS SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY...

.STORM FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED AS LOW PRESSURE MOVES UP THE EAST
COAST FROM THE CAROLINAS AND INTENSIFIES AS IT PASSES EAST OF
SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND SATURDAY NIGHT. THESE WINDS ARE MORE LIKELY
TO OCCUR ON THE EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS COASTAL WATERS...BUT THERE
IS POTENTIAL FOR THESE WINDS TO OCCUR ON THE WATERS SOUTH OF RHODE
ISLAND AND MASSACHUSETTS AS WELL.

ANZ231>234-250-312215-
/O.CAN.KBOX.SC.Y.0118.141101T0400Z-141101T1000Z/
/O.CAN.KBOX.GL.A.0018.141101T1000Z-141103T1000Z/
/O.NEW.KBOX.SR.A.0003.141101T1000Z-141102T1800Z/
CAPE COD BAY-NANTUCKET SOUND-VINEYARD SOUND-BUZZARDS BAY-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1001 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...THE GALE WATCH HAS BEEN UPGRADED TO A STORM WATCH IN EFFECT
FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS UPGRADED THE GALE
WATCH TO A STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTH WINDS 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50
  KT. SEAS 16 TO 21 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A STORM WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF STORM FORCE WINDS OF
48 TO 63 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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