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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
356 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

ANZ050>052-212200-
/O.CON.KCAR.GL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-150421T2200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM EASTPORT, ME TO SCHOODIC POINT, ME OUT 25 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SCHOODIC POINT, ME TO STONINGTON, ME OUT
25 NM-
INTRA COASTAL WATERS FROM SCHOODIC POINT, ME TO STONINGTON, ME-
356 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* WINDS AND SEAS...SOUTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
  45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 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 SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
514 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS FROM 25 NM
OFFSHORE TO THE HAGUE LINE...EXCEPT TO 1000 FM S OF NEW ENGLAND

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

ANZ800-211945-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
514 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S TO SW AND
DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT SUBSIDING TO 8 TO
13 FT...HIGHEST E. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS...THEN SCATTERED
SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT...THEN DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS EARLY.
.WED...WINDS BACKING TO SW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING S 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4
TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
313 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

ANZ150>154-211800-
/O.CON.KGYX.GL.W.0025.000000T0000Z-150421T1800Z/
STONINGTON ME TO PORT CLYDE ME OUT TO 25 NM-PENOBSCOT BAY-
PORT CLYDE ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH ME OUT TO 25 NM-CASCO BAY-
CAPE ELIZABETH ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM-
313 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.

* SEAS...9 TO 14 FEET.

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.

&&

$$

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