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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
845 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-241145-
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0039.000000T0000Z-140425T0000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM-
845 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THURSDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES...SOUTHERLY WIND 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH SEAS 10 TO
  13 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 SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
900 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

INLAND WATERS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON AND THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
WASHINGTON COASTAL WATERS INCLUDING THE OLYMPIC COAST NATIONAL
MARINE SANCTUARY

PZZ150-241200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
900 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
10 FT AT 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
900 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

INLAND WATERS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON AND THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
WASHINGTON COASTAL WATERS INCLUDING THE OLYMPIC COAST NATIONAL
MARINE SANCTUARY

PZZ153-241200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
900 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.THU...SW WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
10 FT AT 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
900 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

INLAND WATERS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON AND THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
WASHINGTON COASTAL WATERS INCLUDING THE OLYMPIC COAST NATIONAL
MARINE SANCTUARY

PZZ156-241200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
900 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.THU...SW WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING... THEN SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
10 FT AT 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
13 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...S WIND TO 10 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
900 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

INLAND WATERS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON AND THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
WASHINGTON COASTAL WATERS INCLUDING THE OLYMPIC COAST NATIONAL
MARINE SANCTUARY

PZZ170-241200-
WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
900 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.THU...SW WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
14 SECONDS.
.SAT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
900 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

INLAND WATERS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON AND THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
WASHINGTON COASTAL WATERS INCLUDING THE OLYMPIC COAST NATIONAL
MARINE SANCTUARY

PZZ173-241200-
WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
900 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 11 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.THU...SW WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 14 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
11 FT AT 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
14 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL 10 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
900 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

INLAND WATERS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON AND THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
WASHINGTON COASTAL WATERS INCLUDING THE OLYMPIC COAST NATIONAL
MARINE SANCTUARY

PZZ176-241200-
WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM-
900 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.THU...SW WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT
13 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
W SWELL 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. S SWELL 9 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.

$$

PZZ800-241800-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
930 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO 25 TO 35
KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
926 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WASHINGTON TO FLORENCE OREGON
AND WESTWARD 60 NM

PZZ250-270-241015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-
926 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 15 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. RAIN.
.THU...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...MAINLY BEFORE
MIDDAY. WIND WAVES 7 FT. W SWELL 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING... THEN SHOWERS WITH SMALL HAIL IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...EASING
TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO
12 FT AT 11 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT
11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
W SWELL 8 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT... BECOMING
SW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO
4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 9 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
918 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

PZZ250-270-241230-
/O.CON.KPQR.GL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-140424T1800Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-
918 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THURSDAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THURSDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT...SHIFTING
  WEST TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT BY SUNRISE
  THURSDAY.

* TIMING: PEAK WINDS BETWEEN 11 PM TONIGHT AND 5 AM EARLY THURSDAY
  MORNING. HOWEVER WINDS WILL REMAIN GUSTY THROUGHOUT THURSDAY
  MORNING.

* SEAS: VERY STEEP...CHOPPY SEAS 11 TO 15 FT THROUGH THURSDAY
  MORNING...THEN SUBSIDING AS W TO SW SWELL LATER IN THE AFTERNOON
  AND EVENING.

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 SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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