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Gale Watch

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
903 PM PDT SAT JUN 24 2017

PZZ131-132-251215-
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.A.0031.170626T0100Z-170626T1300Z/
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
903 PM PDT SAT JUN 24 2017

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

* WIND...WEST WINDS ARE FORECAST TO RISE TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS IN THE
  CENTRAL AND EASTERN STRAIT ON SUNDAY NIGHT, BUT GALE FORCE WINDS
  OF 34 KNOTS ARE POSSIBLE.

* WAVES...WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.

* TIMING...WESTERLY GALES ARE POSSIBLE ON SUNDAY NIGHT BUT APPEAR
  MORE LIKELY ON MONDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 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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