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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
313 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016


ANZ150-152-154-071015-
/O.CON.KGYX.SC.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-160207T1100Z/
/O.NEW.KGYX.GL.A.0002.160208T0600Z-160209T0600Z/
STONINGTON ME TO PORT CLYDE ME OUT TO 25 NM-
PORT CLYDE ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH ME OUT TO 25 NM-
CAPE ELIZABETH ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM-
313 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A GALE WATCH...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT TONIGHT.
  SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY WINDS WILL BE NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 KT
  WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT.

* SEAS...6 TO 9 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 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.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
313 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016


ANZ151-071015-
/O.NEW.KGYX.GL.A.0002.160208T0600Z-160209T0600Z/
PENOBSCOT BAY-
313 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A GALE WATCH...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT.

* SEAS...1 TO 3 FEET.

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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