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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
216 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

ANZ150>152-154-260400-
/O.CON.KGYX.GL.W.0036.141225T0800Z-141226T0400Z/
STONINGTON ME TO PORT CLYDE ME OUT TO 25 NM-PENOBSCOT BAY-
PORT CLYDE ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH ME OUT TO 25 NM-
CAPE ELIZABETH ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM-
216 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.

* SEAS...6 TO 11 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
216 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

ANZ153-260400-
/O.CON.KGYX.GL.W.0036.141225T1300Z-141226T0400Z/
CASCO BAY-
216 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 11 PM
EST THIS EVENING...

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

* SEAS...5 TO 8 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.

&&

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
918 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

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.

ANZ800-260245-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
918 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT BECOMING 7 TO 11 FT LATE...HIGHEST E. RAIN AND FOG
WITH A CHANCE OF TSTMS...WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT BECOMING 5 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT BECOMING 4 TO 8 FT...
HIGHEST SE.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
401 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

ANZ251-251715-
/O.UPG.KBOX.SC.Y.0141.000000T0000Z-141226T0900Z/
/O.EXB.KBOX.GL.W.0035.141225T1700Z-141226T0000Z/
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
401 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS AND SEAS...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35
  KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 OR
EQUIPMENT SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
401 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

ANZ250-251715-
/O.EXT.KBOX.GL.W.0035.141225T1700Z-141226T0300Z/
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
401 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 10 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS AND SEAS...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35
  KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 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 OR
EQUIPMENT SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
354 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

ANZ050>052-252115-
/O.CON.KCAR.GL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-141226T0600Z/
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-
354 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT.

* SEAS...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

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.

&&

$$

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