Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
232 AM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

PZZ130-150-261745-
/O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0083.000000T0000Z-180426T2100Z/
West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island Out 10 Nm-
232 AM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WIND...East 15 to 25 kt.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ131-132-261745-
/O.NEW.KSEW.GL.A.0022.180427T2100Z-180428T0900Z/
Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
232 AM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE FRIDAY
NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a Gale Watch...
which is in effect from Friday afternoon through late Friday
night.

* WIND...Westerly, possibly rising to 25 to 35 kt Friday.

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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