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Small Craft Advisory For Hazardous Seas


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
416 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

ANZ250-254-231630-
/O.EXT.KBOX.SW.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-170424T1000Z/
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
416 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
6 AM EDT MONDAY...

* SEAS...3 TO 6 FEET IN EASTERLY SWELLS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
416 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

ANZ251-255-231630-
/O.CON.KBOX.SW.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-170423T1800Z/
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
416 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

* SEAS...3 TO 5 FEET IN EASTERLY SWELLS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
402 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS CONTINUES...

ANZ150-152-154-231500-
/O.EXT.KGYX.SW.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-170423T1500Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM STONINGTON, ME TO PORT CLYDE, ME OUT 25 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT CLYDE, ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH, ME OUT
25 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE ELIZABETH, ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER, MA OUT
25 NM-
402 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

* SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Taunton MA
418 AM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

MAZ005>007-013>024-RIZ001>008-240830-
Central Middlesex MA-Western Essex MA-Eastern Essex MA-
Western Norfolk MA-Southeast Middlesex MA-Suffolk MA-
Eastern Norfolk MA-Northern Bristol MA-Western Plymouth MA-
Eastern Plymouth MA-Southern Bristol MA-Southern Plymouth MA-
Barnstable MA-Dukes MA-Nantucket MA-Northwest Providence RI-
Southeast Providence RI-Western Kent RI-Eastern Kent RI-Bristol RI-
Washington RI-Newport RI-Block Island RI-
418 AM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for areas within and east of the
I-95 corridor including East and Southeast Coastal Massachusetts,
and all of Rhode Island.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

Tuesday through Wednesday...

There is a risk of COASTAL FLOODING, especially along the Eastern
Massachusetts coastline.

Combination of persistent easterly fetch along with astronomically
high tides with result in onshore swells expected to contribute to a
surge of 0.5 to 1.0 foot. At a minimum, splashover is expected along
vulnerable shore roads, however such roads may become inundated.

In addition, with the heavy rain forecast, there is the possibility
of POOR-DRAINAGE FLOODING for coastline communities at the height of
high tide. There may also be urban, poor-drainage issues across the
interior.

Lastly, on Wednesday, likely into Wednesday night, there is the risk
of LOCALLY DENSE FOG, especially across eastern and southeastern areas
of Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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