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Small Craft Advisory For Hazardous Seas


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
350 PM CHST MON AUG 3 2015

...STRONG WINDS SOUTHEAST OF SOUDELOR THROUGH TONIGHT...

.LARGE SWELL GENERATED BY TYPHOON SOUDELOR WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS
SEAS THROUGH MID WEEK. STRONG WINDS WILL ALSO ADD TO THE HAZARDS.

PMZ151-032100-
/O.CON.PGUM.SC.Y.0027.000000T0000Z-150803T1900Z/
/O.CON.PGUM.SW.Y.0005.150803T1900Z-150805T0600Z/
GUAM COASTAL WATERS-
350 PM CHST MON AUG 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM CHST
TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
5 AM TUESDAY TO 4 PM CHST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 25 KNOTS WILL CONTINUE
  TONIGHT.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS OF 10 TO 12 FEET ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
  WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
WAVE CONDITIONS FOR OPERATORS OF SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED
MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD
AVOID BOATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

STANKO

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
350 PM CHST MON AUG 3 2015

...STRONG WINDS SOUTHEAST OF SOUDELOR THROUGH TONIGHT...

.LARGE SWELL GENERATED BY TYPHOON SOUDELOR WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS
SEAS THROUGH MID WEEK. STRONG WINDS WILL ALSO ADD TO THE HAZARDS.

PMZ152>154-032100-
/O.EXA.PGUM.SC.Y.0027.000000T0000Z-150803T1900Z/
/O.EXA.PGUM.SW.Y.0005.150803T1900Z-150805T0600Z/
ROTA COASTAL WATERS-TINIAN COASTAL WATERS-SAIPAN COASTAL WATERS-
350 PM CHST MON AUG 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM CHST TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM
TUESDAY TO 4 PM CHST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TIYAN HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM CHST TUESDAY. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM
TUESDAY TO 4 PM CHST WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 25 KNOTS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  TONIGHT.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS OF 10 TO 12 FEET ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
  WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
WAVE CONDITIONS FOR OPERATORS OF SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED
MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD
AVOID BOATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

STANKO

$$

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