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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
354 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...BUILDING SEAS AND STRONG WINDS DUE TO A COASTAL STORM...

ANZ150-152-154-012200-
/O.CON.KGYX.GL.W.0026.141101T1500Z-141103T0900Z/
/O.NEW.KGYX.SR.A.0002.141102T0600Z-141103T0300Z/
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-
354 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING TO
4 AM EST MONDAY...
...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A STORM WATCH...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTH 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT.

* SEAS...10 TO 15 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.

A STORM WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF STORM FORCE WINDS OF
48 TO 63 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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