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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Caribou ME
248 PM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

ANZ050>052-190400-
/O.CON.KCAR.GL.W.0038.000000T0000Z-181219T0600Z/
Coastal Waters from Eastport, ME to Schoodic Point, ME out 25 NM-
Coastal Waters from Schoodic Point, ME to Stonington, ME out
25 NM-
Intra Coastal Waters from Schoodic Point, ME to Stonington, ME-
248 PM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...Northwest winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to
  40 kt. Seas 4 to 7 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Gray ME
558 PM EST Tue Dec 18 2018


ANZ150>152-154-190200-
/O.EXT.KGYX.GL.W.0038.000000T0000Z-181219T0200Z/
Coastal Waters from Stonington, ME to Port Clyde, ME out 25 NM-
Penobscot Bay-
Coastal Waters from Port Clyde, ME to Cape Elizabeth, ME out
25 NM-
Coastal Waters from Cape Elizabeth, ME to Merrimack River, MA out
25 NM-
558 PM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...Northwest 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt.

* SEAS...4 to 7 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occuring. 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.

&&

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
335 PM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

New England continental shelf and slope waters from 25 nm
offshore to the Hague Line, except to 1000 fm south of New
England.

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.

ANZ800-190800-
Gulf of Maine to the Hague Line-
335 PM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 8 to 16 ft, highest SE.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W. Seas subsiding to 6 to
10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5
ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SE winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt, then becoming S 25 to
30 kt. Seas building to 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.SAT...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 8 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
8 to 15 ft, subsiding to 7 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 6 to
10 ft.

$$

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