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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1046 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...STORM FORCE WINDS EXPECTED ACROSS THE EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS
WATERS SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY...

.STORM FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED AS LOW PRESSURE MOVES UP THE EAST
COAST FROM THE CAROLINAS AND INTENSIFIES AS IT PASSES EAST OF
SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND SATURDAY NIGHT INTO MIDDAY SUNDAY.

STORM FORCE WINDS ARE MORE LIKELY TO OCCUR ON THE EASTERN
MASSACHUSETTS COASTAL WATERS WHERE STORM WARNINGS HAVE BEEN
ISSUED. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR THE HIGHER WINDS TO ALSO OCCUR
ON THE WATERS SOUTH OF RHODE ISLAND AND MASSACHUSETTS. A STORM
WATCH CONTINUES FOR THE SOUTHERN WATERS.

ANZ232>237-255-256-011100-
/O.CON.KBOX.SR.A.0003.141101T1000Z-141102T1800Z/
NANTUCKET SOUND-VINEYARD SOUND-BUZZARDS BAY-RHODE ISLAND SOUND-
NARRAGANSETT BAY-BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
1046 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45
  KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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