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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
421 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

W CENTRAL N ATLC CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS BEYOND 20
NM...TO 250 NM OFFSHORE...INCLUDING S OF GEORGES BANK FROM 1000
FM TO...250 NM OFFSHORE

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.

ANZ835-020900-
CAPE FEAR TO 31N TO 1000 FM-
421 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO S TO SW 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT...THEN BECOMING W 30 TO
40 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 20 FT...HIGHEST NE. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO N 15 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 11 FT LATE...HIGHEST NE.
.TUE...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FT LATE...HIGHEST NE.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3
TO 6 FT.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
414 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO

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.

GMZ017-020915-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
414 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S OF 23N W OF 95W NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT
BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30
KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FT LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
414 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO

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.

GMZ023-020915-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
414 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...N OF 21N W OF 95W NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO
30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S OF 21N W OF 95W NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7
TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...S OF 21N W OF 95W...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

CARIBBEAN SEA
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
413 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE TROPICAL N ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO
22N BETWEEN 55W AND 64W...THE SW N ATLANTIC S OF 31N W OF 65W
INCLUDING BAHAMAS...AND THE CARIBBEAN SEA.

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.

AMZ111-020915-
ATLANTIC FROM 27N TO 31N W OF 77W-
413 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING MON...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO SW 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO N 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT
N OF 30N LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FT LATE.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO N 25 TO
30 KT LATE. SEAS 15 TO 20 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
255 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL GENERATE GALE CONDITIONS EARLY MONDAY
   MORNING...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS SOUTH TEXAS THIS EVENING
THEN ACROSS THE BAYS AND ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT. AFTER
FRONTAL PASSAGE...STRONG TO VERY STRONG NORTH WIND WILL DEVELOP.
SUSTAINED WIND WILL APPROACH GALE FORCE WITH FREQUENT GALE FORCE
GUSTS LIKELY ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS EARLY MONDAY MORNING.
AFTERWARD...CONDITIONS WILL GRADUALLY IMPROVE FROM WEST TO EAST.

GMZ270-275-020500-
/O.EXT.KCRP.GL.W.0002.150202T0600Z-150202T1500Z/
/O.EXT.KCRP.SC.Y.0008.150202T1500Z-150202T1800Z/
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
255 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM CST
MONDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO NOON CST
MONDAY...

THE GALE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
CST MONDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM
TO NOON CST MONDAY.

* WINDS: SUSTAINED NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS...WITH FREQUENT GUSTS
  35 TO 40 KNOTS EARLY MONDAY MORNING. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE
  DURING THE MID MORNING HOURS.

* SEAS: INCREASING TO 9 TO 11 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.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS OF 7 FEET OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS. MARINERS SHOULD PAY CLOSE
ATTENTION TO THE MARINE FORECAST...AND CONSIDER WIND AND SEA
CONDITIONS IN PLANNING.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
255 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL GENERATE GALE CONDITIONS EARLY MONDAY
   MORNING...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS SOUTH TEXAS THIS EVENING
THEN ACROSS THE BAYS AND ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT. AFTER
FRONTAL PASSAGE...STRONG TO VERY STRONG NORTH WIND WILL DEVELOP.
SUSTAINED WIND WILL APPROACH GALE FORCE WITH FREQUENT GALE FORCE
GUSTS LIKELY ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS EARLY MONDAY MORNING.
AFTERWARD...CONDITIONS WILL GRADUALLY IMPROVE FROM WEST TO EAST.

GMZ250-255-020500-
/O.CON.KCRP.GL.W.0002.150202T0600Z-150202T1200Z/
/O.CON.KCRP.SC.Y.0008.150202T1200Z-150202T1800Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
255 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM
CST MONDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO NOON CST
MONDAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM
CST MONDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO
NOON CST MONDAY.

* WINDS: SUSTAINED NORTH WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS...WITH FREQUENT GUSTS
  35 TO 40 KNOTS EARLY MONDAY MORNING. AFTERWARD...CONDITIONS
  WILL IMPROVE.

* SEAS: INCREASING TO 9 TO 11 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.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS OF 7 FEET OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS. MARINERS SHOULD PAY CLOSE
ATTENTION TO THE MARINE FORECAST...AND CONSIDER WIND AND SEA
CONDITIONS IN PLANNING.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
327 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

AMZ374-020430-
/O.EXB.KCHS.SC.Y.0009.150202T0300Z-150202T0900Z/
/O.UPG.KCHS.GL.A.0004.150202T0600Z-150203T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KCHS.GL.W.0004.150202T0900Z-150202T2200Z/
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
327 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 AM
EST MONDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 5 PM EST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 5 PM EST MONDAY. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 4 AM EST MONDAY.

* WINDS AND SEAS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35
  KT LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING BEFORE SHIFTING WEST.
  SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET.

* IMPACTS...GALE FORCE WINDS AND HIGH SEAS CAN PRODUCE DANGEROUS
  CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY FOR SMALL CRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

GALE FORCE WINDS ARE IMMINENT. MARINERS SHOULD ALTER PLANS TO
AVOID THESE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS. REMAIN IN PORT OR SEEK SAFE
HARBOR.

DURING A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
327 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

AMZ350-020430-
/O.EXB.KCHS.SC.Y.0009.150202T0300Z-150202T0900Z/
/O.UPG.KCHS.GL.A.0004.150202T0600Z-150202T2200Z/
/O.NEW.KCHS.GL.W.0004.150202T0900Z-150202T2200Z/
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
327 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 AM
EST MONDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 5 PM EST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 5 PM EST MONDAY. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 AM
EST MONDAY.

* WINDS AND SEAS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35
  KT LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING BEFORE SHIFTING WEST. GUSTS
  NEAR 40 KT POSSIBLE NEAR 20 NM OUT FROM THE SANTEE RIVER. SEAS 5
  TO 8 FEET.

* IMPACTS...GALE FORCE WINDS AND HIGH SEAS CAN PRODUCE DANGEROUS
  CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY FOR SMALL CRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

GALE FORCE WINDS ARE IMMINENT. MARINERS SHOULD ALTER PLANS TO
AVOID THESE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS. REMAIN IN PORT OR SEEK SAFE
HARBOR.

DURING A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
112 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

AMZ250-252-254-256-020400-
/O.UPG.KILM.SC.Y.0010.150202T0500Z-150202T1200Z/
/O.UPG.KILM.GL.A.0002.150202T1200Z-150203T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KILM.GL.W.0003.150202T0400Z-150203T0600Z/
SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
112 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM EST
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM EST
TUESDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. THE
GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...WEST 25 TO 35 KT.

* SEAS...6 TO 11 FEET...UP TO 13 FEET ALONG FRYING PAN SHOALS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS SUSTAINED WINDS OR FREQUENT GUSTS 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.

&&

$$



5

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
1003 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...STRONG COLD FRONT ARRIVES AFTER MIDNIGHT...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE LOWER TEXAS COAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. BEHIND THE FRONT WINDS WILL INCREASE
RAPIDLY AND STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY
MONDAY...WITH GUSTS OVER GALE FORCE OVER THE GULF WATERS.

GMZ150-155-170-175-020015-
/O.CON.KBRO.GL.W.0004.150202T0600Z-150202T1500Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT MANSFIELD TO THE RIO GRANDE EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT MANSFIELD EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1003 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
CST MONDAY...

* WINDS...25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS 35 TO 40 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS BUILDING RAPIDLY TO 8 TO 12 FEET.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES WILL BE NEEDED AFTER THE GALE CONDITIONS
SUBSIDE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE OCCURRING...OR
FORECAST TO OCCUR WITHIN THE NEXT 24 TO 36 HOURS. 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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