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Small Craft Advisory

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
840 AM PDT FRI AUG 18 2017

PZZ131-182345-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0210.000000T0000Z-170819T0100Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0068.170819T0100Z-170819T1000Z/
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
840 AM PDT FRI AUG 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM
PDT SATURDAY...

* WINDS...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS RISING TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS
  AROUND 6 PM.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET
  AROUND 6 PM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS ARE
EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS
SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$



Gale Warning

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
840 AM PDT FRI AUG 18 2017

PZZ131-182345-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0210.000000T0000Z-170819T0100Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0068.170819T0100Z-170819T1000Z/
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
840 AM PDT FRI AUG 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM
PDT SATURDAY...

* WINDS...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS RISING TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS
  AROUND 6 PM.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET
  AROUND 6 PM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS ARE
EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS
SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$



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