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Heavy Freezing Spray Warning

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
508 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...STRONG COASTAL LOW WILL BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF GALES AND
FREEZING SPRAY LATE MONDAY INTO TUESDAY...

ANZ231>235-237-020615-
/O.CON.KBOX.GL.W.0049.150202T1200Z-150203T1200Z/
/O.CON.KBOX.UP.W.0001.150203T0000Z-150203T1200Z/
CAPE COD BAY-NANTUCKET SOUND-VINEYARD SOUND-BUZZARDS BAY-
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
508 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM MONDAY TO 7 AM EST
TUESDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM
MONDAY TO 7 AM EST TUESDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
  35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY...AREAS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY
  MONDAY NIGHT.

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 OR
EQUIPMENT SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MEANS HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IS
EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY ACCUMULATE ON VESSELS. THESE CONDITIONS CAN
BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TO NAVIGATION. THE COAST GUARD URGES
MARINERS TO ENSURE THEIR LIFE SAVING EQUIPMENT REMAINS FREE OF
ICE. IT IS ALSO RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS NOT TRAINED TO OPERATE
IN THESE CONDITIONS OR VESSELS NOT PROPERLY EQUIPED TO DO SO...
REMAIN IN PORT OR AVOID THE WARNING AREA.

&&

$$



Gale Warning

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
508 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...STRONG COASTAL LOW WILL BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF GALES AND
FREEZING SPRAY LATE MONDAY INTO TUESDAY...

ANZ231>235-237-020615-
/O.CON.KBOX.GL.W.0049.150202T1200Z-150203T1200Z/
/O.CON.KBOX.UP.W.0001.150203T0000Z-150203T1200Z/
CAPE COD BAY-NANTUCKET SOUND-VINEYARD SOUND-BUZZARDS BAY-
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
508 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM MONDAY TO 7 AM EST
TUESDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM
MONDAY TO 7 AM EST TUESDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
  35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY...AREAS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY
  MONDAY NIGHT.

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 OR
EQUIPMENT SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING MEANS HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IS
EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY ACCUMULATE ON VESSELS. THESE CONDITIONS CAN
BE EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TO NAVIGATION. THE COAST GUARD URGES
MARINERS TO ENSURE THEIR LIFE SAVING EQUIPMENT REMAINS FREE OF
ICE. IT IS ALSO RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS NOT TRAINED TO OPERATE
IN THESE CONDITIONS OR VESSELS NOT PROPERLY EQUIPED TO DO SO...
REMAIN IN PORT OR AVOID THE WARNING AREA.

&&

$$



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