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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
836 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

PZZ130-150-153-156-170-173-176-211145-
/O.CAN.KSEW.SW.Y.0033.000000T0000Z-141021T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.SC.Y.0239.141021T0336Z-141022T0000Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.A.0036.141022T0000Z-141022T1300Z/
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
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-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO
60 NM-
836 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT TUESDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS CANCELLED...

* SEAS...10 TO 14 FEET WITH A PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS THROUGH MONDAY.

* WIND...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS TONIGHT...THEN RISING 15 TO 25
  KNOTS TUESDAY. SOUTHEAST WIND RISING TO 20 TO 40 KNOTS TUESDAY
  NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD...AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
836 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

PZZ132-133-211145-
/O.NEW.KSEW.SC.Y.0239.141021T1200Z-141022T0000Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.A.0036.141022T0000Z-141022T1300Z/
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
836 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 5 PM PDT TUESDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 5 PM PDT TUESDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES...SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25
  KNOTS TUESDAY MORNING WITH WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. SOUTHEAST WIND
  RISING TO 25 TO 40 KNOTS TUESDAY NIGHT WITH WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 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.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD...AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
408 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

PZZ356-211200-
/O.EXT.KMFR.SI.Y.0119.000000T0000Z-141021T0000Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.SW.Y.0115.000000T0000Z-141022T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.SI.Y.0120.141021T1800Z-141022T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.GL.A.0029.141022T0600Z-141023T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.SE.A.0034.141022T0600Z-141023T0300Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
408 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT
THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
11 PM PDT TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM
PDT TUESDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR WINDS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT
TUESDAY. A GALE WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS GALE WATCH IS IN
EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING. IN
ADDITION...A HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED. THIS HAZARDOUS
SEAS WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IS NOW IN EFFECT
UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR
HAZARDOUS SEAS IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT TUESDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH 15 TO 25 KT LATE THIS AFTERNOON THEN DIMINISHING
  OVERNIGHT BEFORE RETURNING TO 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS
  TO 30 KT LATE TUESDAY MORNING INTO TUESDAY EVENING. WINDS ARE
  LIKELY TO REACH GALE FORCE LATE TUESDAY EVENING AND REMAIN
  STRONG INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* SEAS: STEEP 10 TO 14 FT SEAS WILL PERSIST THIS EVENING AS STEEP
  WIND WAVES MIX WITH HEAVY WEST SWELL. SEAS WILL GRADUALLY LOWER
  LATE TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY EVENING BUT REMAIN HIGH AND STEEP AS
  SWELL DIMINISHES SLIGHTLY WHILE WIND WAVES BUILD AGAIN LATE
  TUESDAY MORNING INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING: SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LEVEL WINDS THIS
  AFTERNOON WILL OCCUR MAINLY BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE NORTH OF GOLD
  BEACH. ALL AREAS WILL BE AFFECTED BY STEEP TO VERY STEEP AND
  HEAVY WEST SWELL THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING. THE STRONGEST WINDS
  WILL BE MAINLY IN THE NORTHERN PORTION OF THE WATERS THROUGH
  TUESDAY EVENING THEN IN THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE WATERS LATE
  TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/Z67H


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
BE STEEP ENOUGH TO CREATE A POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALL CRAFT.

SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS FOR WIND MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 23 TO
33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 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.

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF HAZARDOUS SEAS
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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
408 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

PZZ350-211200-
/O.EXT.KMFR.SI.Y.0119.000000T0000Z-141021T0600Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.SW.Y.0116.000000T0000Z-141022T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.SI.Y.0120.141021T1800Z-141022T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.GL.A.0029.141022T0600Z-141023T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.SE.A.0034.141022T0600Z-141023T0000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
408 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT
THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
11 PM PDT TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM
PDT TUESDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR WINDS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT
TUESDAY. A GALE WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS GALE WATCH IS IN
EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. IN
ADDITION...A HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED. THIS HAZARDOUS
SEAS WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IS NOW IN EFFECT
UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR
HAZARDOUS SEAS IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT TUESDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH 15 TO 25 KT THIS EVENING THEN DIMINISHING OVERNIGHT
  BEFORE RETURNING TO 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 30 KT
  LATE TUESDAY MORNING INTO TUESDAY EVENING. WINDS ARE LIKELY TO
  REACH GALE FORCE LATE TUESDAY EVENING AND REMAIN STRONG THROUGH
  WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SEAS: STEEP 10 TO 14 FT SEAS WILL PERSIST THIS EVENING AS STEEP
  WIND WAVES MIX WITH HEAVY WEST SWELL. SEAS WILL GRADUALLY LOWER
  LATE TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY EVENING BUT REMAIN HIGH AND STEEP AS
  SWELL DIMINISHES SLIGHTLY WHILE WIND WAVES BUILD AGAIN LATE
  TUESDAY MORNING INTO WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING: SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LEVEL WINDS THIS
  EVENING WILL OCCUR MAINLY BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE. ALL AREAS
  WILL BE AFFECTED BY STEEP TO VERY STEEP AND HEAVY WEST SWELL
  THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE MAINLY IN
  THE NORTHERN PORTION OF THE WATERS THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING THEN
  IN THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE WATERS LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
  WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/Z67H

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS FOR WIND MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 23 TO
33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
BE STEEP ENOUGH TO CREATE A POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALL CRAFT.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 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.

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF HAZARDOUS SEAS
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.

&&

$$
DW

HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/WRH/WHV/?WFO=MFR

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
408 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

PZZ370-211200-
/O.EXT.KMFR.SI.Y.0119.000000T0000Z-141021T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.SW.Y.0116.000000T0000Z-141022T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.SI.Y.0120.141021T1600Z-141022T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.GL.A.0029.141022T0000Z-141022T2100Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.SE.A.0034.141022T0000Z-141022T2100Z/
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
408 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT
THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 5 PM PDT TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 5 PM PDT
TUESDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR WINDS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 5 PM PDT
TUESDAY. A GALE WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS GALE WATCH IS IN
EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. IN
ADDITION...A HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED. THIS HAZARDOUS
SEAS WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IS NOW IN EFFECT
UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR
HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT TUESDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH 20 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 30 KT THIS
  EVENING...DIMINISHING OVERNIGHT THEN BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT
  TUESDAY MORNING BEFORE LIKELY REACHING GALE FORCE TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON. GALES WILL THEN LIKELY CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* SEAS: STEEP AT 11 TO 15 FT THIS EVENING AS HEAVY WEST SWELL
  BUILDS INTO THE AREA AND MIXES WITH STEEP WIND WAVES. WEST SWELL
  WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH LATE TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY EVENING BUT
  SEAS WILL REMAIN HIGH AND STEEP THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON THEN
  LIKELY BECOME VERY STEEP AS WIND WAVES CONTINUE TO BUILD TUESDAY
  EVENING INTO WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING: SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LEVEL WINDS THIS
  EVENING WILL OCCUR MAINLY BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE. ALL AREAS
  WILL BE AFFECTED BY HIGH AND STEEP TO VERY STEEP SEAS THROUGH
  WEDNESDAY AND STRONG WINDS TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/Z67H


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS FOR WIND MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 23 TO
33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
BE STEEP ENOUGH TO CREATE A POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALL CRAFT.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 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.

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF HAZARDOUS SEAS
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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
408 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

PZZ376-211200-
/O.EXT.KMFR.SI.Y.0119.000000T0000Z-141021T0000Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.SW.Y.0115.000000T0000Z-141022T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.SI.Y.0120.141021T1600Z-141022T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.GL.A.0029.141022T0000Z-141023T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.SE.A.0034.141022T0000Z-141023T0300Z/
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
408 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT
THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 5 PM PDT TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 5 PM PDT
TUESDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR WINDS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 5 PM PDT
TUESDAY. A GALE WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS GALE WATCH IS IN
EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING. IN
ADDITION...A HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED. THIS HAZARDOUS
SEAS WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IS NOW IN EFFECT
UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR
HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT TUESDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH 20 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 30 KT DURING
  THE REMAINDER OF THIS AFTERNOON...DIMINISHING OVERNIGHT THEN
  BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT TUESDAY MORNING BEFORE LIKELY REACHING GALE
  FORCE TUESDAY AFTERNOON. GALES WILL THEN LIKELY CONTINUE INTO
  WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* SEAS: STEEP AT 10 TO 14 FT THIS EVENING AS HEAVY WEST SWELL
  BUILDS INTO THE AREA AND MIXES WITH STEEP WIND WAVES. WEST SWELL
  WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH LATE TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY EVENING BUT
  SEAS WILL REMAIN HIGH AND STEEP THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON THEN
  LIKELY BECOME VERY STEEP AS WIND WAVES CONTINUE TO BUILD TUESDAY
  EVENING INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING: ALL AREAS WILL BE AFFECTED BY HIGH
  AND STEEP TO VERY STEEP SEAS THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING AND
  STRONG WINDS TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING. WINDS
  WILL BE STRONGEST IN THE NORTHERN PORTION OF THE WATERS THROUGH
  TUESDAY EVENING THEN IN THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE WATERS LATE
  TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/Z67H

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
BE STEEP ENOUGH TO CREATE A POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALL CRAFT.

SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS FOR WIND MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 23 TO
33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 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.

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF HAZARDOUS SEAS
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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
406 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014


ANZ150>154-211015-
/O.CON.KGYX.GL.A.0015.141022T0600Z-141023T1200Z/
STONINGTON ME TO PORT CLYDE ME OUT TO 25 NM-PENOBSCOT BAY-
PORT CLYDE ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH ME OUT TO 25 NM-CASCO BAY-
CAPE ELIZABETH ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM-
406 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.

* SEAS...8 TO 13 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
306 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

ANZ050-051-210315-
/O.CAN.KCAR.SC.Y.0150.000000T0000Z-141021T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KCAR.GL.A.0009.141022T0300Z-141024T0000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM EASTPORT ME TO SCHOODIC POINT ME OUT 25 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SCHOODIC POINT ME TO STONINGTON ME OUT 25 NM-
306 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A GALE WATCH...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.
THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* WINDS AND SEAS...EAST WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45
  KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
306 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

ANZ052-210315-
/O.NEW.KCAR.GL.A.0009.141022T0300Z-141024T0000Z/
INTRACOASTAL WATERS FROM SCHOODIC POINT ME TO STONINGTON ME-
306 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A GALE WATCH...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
  40 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 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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