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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Taunton MA
430 AM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

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Cape Cod Bay-Nantucket Sound-Vineyard Sound-Buzzards Bay-
Rhode Island Sound-Block Island Sound-
Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank National
Marine Sanctuary-Massachusetts Bay and Ipswich Bay-
Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA
out 20 nm-
Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard and
Nantucket-
Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out to
20 nm South of Block Island-
430 AM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 7 PM EST SUNDAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Massachusetts coastal waters
and Rhode Island coastal waters.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Gale Warning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Gale Warning.

There is the potential for southerly gales on Wednesday into
Thursday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions according to Standard Operating Procedures.

$$



Gale Warning

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
414 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

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/O.UPG.KBOX.GL.A.0009.170226T0500Z-170227T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KBOX.GL.W.0018.170226T0500Z-170227T0000Z/
NANTUCKET SOUND-VINEYARD SOUND-BUZZARDS BAY-
414 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 7 PM EST
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 7 PM EST
SUNDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS AND SEAS...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35
  KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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.

&&

$$



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