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Gale Warning

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1023 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...VERY HIGH SEAS OF 15 TO 25 FEET AND POWERFUL NORTHEAST STORM
FORCE WINDS CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY MORNING...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE
NORTHERN MASSACHUSETTS WATERS...

ANZ233>235-237-230900-
/O.CON.KBOX.GL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-141023T0900Z/
VINEYARD SOUND-BUZZARDS BAY-RHODE ISLAND SOUND-BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
1023 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
  40 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 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 OR
EQUIPMENT SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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