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Gale Warning

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
926 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

ANZ231-251-131030-
/O.CON.KBOX.GL.W.0014.160213T1600Z-160214T1200Z/
/O.CON.KBOX.UP.W.0001.160213T2100Z-160214T1400Z/
CAPE COD BAY-MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
926 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO 7 AM EST
SUNDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM
SATURDAY TO 9 AM EST SUNDAY...

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

* FREEZING SPRAY...WIDESPREAD HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY SATURDAY
  NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 EQUIPPED TO DO SO...
REMAIN IN PORT OR AVOID THE WARNING AREA.

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.

&&

$$



Heavy Freezing Spray Warning

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
926 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

ANZ231-251-131030-
/O.CON.KBOX.GL.W.0014.160213T1600Z-160214T1200Z/
/O.CON.KBOX.UP.W.0001.160213T2100Z-160214T1400Z/
CAPE COD BAY-MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
926 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO 7 AM EST
SUNDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM
SATURDAY TO 9 AM EST SUNDAY...

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

* FREEZING SPRAY...WIDESPREAD HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY SATURDAY
  NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 EQUIPPED TO DO SO...
REMAIN IN PORT OR AVOID THE WARNING AREA.

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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
453 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

ANZ231>235-237-250-251-132200-
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-
453 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO 7 AM EST SUNDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SATURDAY TO 9 AM
EST SUNDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR MASSACHUSETTS COASTAL WATERS
AND RHODE ISLAND COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   GALE WARNING.
   HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$



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