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Small Craft Advisory For Hazardous Seas


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
1227 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

ANZ050-051-281230-
/O.CON.KCAR.SW.Y.0027.140828T0600Z-140829T1800Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM EASTPORT ME TO SCHOODIC POINT ME OUT 25 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SCHOODIC POINT ME TO STONINGTON ME OUT 25 NM-
1227 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

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

* SEAS...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET. MAINLY IN SE SWELL.

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 GRAY ME
501 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS AND SEAS HAS BEEN REPLACED
WITH A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY JUST FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...

.SEAS WILL REACH 5 FEET OVER THE OPEN WATERS SOUTH OF PENOBSCOT
BAY...IN LARGE PART DUE TO SWELLS FROM THE PASSING OF HURRICANE
CRISTOBAL WELL OUT TO SEA.

ANZ150-281115-
/O.CAN.KGYX.SC.Y.0060.000000T0000Z-140828T2200Z/
/O.NEW.KGYX.SW.Y.0029.140827T2101Z-140829T0000Z/
STONINGTON ME TO PORT CLYDE ME OUT TO 25 NM-
501 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM
EDT THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR BOTH WINDS AND SEAS IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT
THURSDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* SEAS...3 TO 6 FEET...PARTLY DUE TO 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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