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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
831 PM PDT MON AUG 3 2015

PZZ131-132-041145-
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0042.000000T0000Z-150804T1200Z/
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
831 PM PDT MON AUG 3 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT TUESDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES...WEST 30 TO 40 KNOTS THIS EVENING...THEN EASING
  TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET
  TONIGHT. WINDS AND SEAS WILL SUBSIDE TOWARD MORNING.

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.

&&

$$

CARIBBEAN SEA
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
922 PM EDT MON AUG 3 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.

AMZ031-041330-
CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 15N BETWEEN 72W AND 80W INCLUDING COLOMBIA
BASIN-
922 PM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM
OF THE COAST OF COLOMBIA. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST
OF COLOMBIA...AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM
OF THE COAST OF COLOMBIA EARLY. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM
OF THE COAST OF COLOMBIA LATE. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.EXCEPT 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM
OF THE COAST OF COLOMBIA EARLY. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

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