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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
811 PM PST Mon Mar 8 2021

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-091215-
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0024.000000T0000Z-210309T1200Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0056.210309T1200Z-210310T0000Z/
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-
811 PM PST Mon Mar 8 2021

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 4 PM PST
TUESDAY...

* WHAT...For the Gale Warning, southeast winds 25 to 35 kt and
  seas 8 to 11 ft at 13 seconds. For the Small Craft Advisory,
  southeast winds 15 to 25 kt and seas 8 to 10 ft at 12 seconds.

* WHERE...Coastal Waters from Cape Flattery to Cape Shoalwater
  out to 60 nm.

* WHEN...For the Gale Warning, until 4 AM PST Tuesday. For the
  Small Craft Advisory, from 4 AM to 4 PM PST Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

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
1014 PM EST Mon Mar 8 2021

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.

AMZ031-091515-
Caribbean from 11N to 15N between 72W and 80W including Colombia
Basin-
1014 PM EST Mon Mar 8 2021

...GALE WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt except 30 to 35 kt
within 90 nm of coast of Colombia. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TUE...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt except 30 to 35 kt
within 90 nm of coast of Colombia. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 20 to 30 kt within 90 nm of coast of
Colombia, and NE to E 20 to 25 kt elsewhere. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...NE to E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
700 PM PST Mon Mar 8 2021

Offshore Waters Forecast for the E Pacific within 250 nm of
Mexico

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.

PMZ027-091500-
Mexico -
 States of Oaxaca and Chiapas including the Gulf of Tehuantepec-
700 PM PST Mon Mar 8 2021

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 30 to 40 kt Offshore Gulf of Tehuantepec,
and N to NE 25 to 30 kt Elsewhere. Seas 12 to 19 ft. Period 19
seconds.
.TUE...N to NE winds 30 to 40 kt Offshore Gulf of Tehuantepec,
and N to NE 20 to 30 kt Elsewhere. Seas 12 to 19 ft. Period 15
seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 30 to 40 kt Offshore Gulf of
Tehuantepec, and N to NE 20 to 30 kt Elsewhere. Seas 10 to 16 ft
in SE to S swell. Period 15 seconds.
.WED...Offshore Gulf of Tehuantepec, N to NE winds 30 to 35 kt,
diminishing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Elsewhere, N to NE
winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas
9 to 14 ft in S swell, subsiding to 7 to 10 ft in S to SW swell
in the afternoon. Period 17 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 25 to 30 kt Offshore Gulf of Tehuantepec,
and N 10 to 15 kt Elsewhere. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N to NE swell.
Period 16 seconds.
.THU...N winds 20 to 25 kt Offshore Gulf of Tehuantepec, and N
10 to 15 kt Elsewhere. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W swell. Period
15 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt Offshore Gulf of Tehuantepec,
and NW to N 10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 15 seconds.
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 20 kt Offshore Gulf of Tehuantepec, and N
10 kt Elsewhere. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S swell. Period 15 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 15 seconds.
.SAT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell. Period
14 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in S to SW swell.
Period 19 seconds.

$$

Forecaster Aguirre

Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
347 PM AKST Mon Mar 8 2021

Northwestern Alaska Coastal Waters out 100 NM

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Sea forecasts represent the average of the highest one-
third of the combined wind-wave and swell height.

PKZ200-091545-
Norton Sound-
347 PM AKST Mon Mar 8 2021

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 35 kt becoming S 10 kt. Snow. Blowing snow.
Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TUE...S winds 15 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 kt.
.WED...W winds 15 kt.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 kt.
.THU...E winds 10 kt.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 kt.
.FRI...SE winds 20 kt.
.SAT...E winds 25 kt.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
347 PM AKST Mon Mar 8 2021

Northwestern Alaska Coastal Waters out 100 NM

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Sea forecasts represent the average of the highest one-
third of the combined wind-wave and swell height.

PKZ220-091545-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
347 PM AKST Mon Mar 8 2021

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W winds 25 kt.
.TUE...S winds 15 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt.
.WED...W winds 15 kt.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 15 kt.
.THU...S winds 15 kt.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 20 kt.
.FRI...SE winds 30 kt.
.SAT...E winds 35 kt.

$$

Mar 21

Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
347 PM AKST Mon Mar 8 2021

Northwestern Alaska Coastal Waters out 100 NM

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Sea forecasts represent the average of the highest one-
third of the combined wind-wave and swell height.

PKZ215-091545-
Kotzebue Sound-
347 PM AKST Mon Mar 8 2021

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 35 kt becoming SW 15 kt. Snow. Blowing snow.
Vsby 1 NM or less.
.TUE...S winds 15 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt.
.WED...W winds 20 kt.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 kt.
.THU...SE winds 10 kt.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 kt.
.FRI...E winds 20 kt.
.SAT...E winds 25 kt.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
345 PM AKST Mon Mar 8 2021

Arctic Alaska Coastal Waters out 100 NM

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Sea forecasts represent the average of the highest one-
third of the combined wind-wave and swell height.

PKZ235-091530-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
345 PM AKST Mon Mar 8 2021

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 35 kt becoming W 20 kt. Blowing snow. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.TUE...W winds 15 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt.
.WED...SE winds 20 kt.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt.
.THU...W winds 10 kt.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 kt.
.FRI...S winds 20 kt.
.SAT...SE winds 20 kt.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
345 PM AKST Mon Mar 8 2021

Arctic Alaska Coastal Waters out 100 NM

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Sea forecasts represent the average of the highest one-
third of the combined wind-wave and swell height.

PKZ240-091530-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
345 PM AKST Mon Mar 8 2021

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 35 kt decreasing to 20 kt. Blowing snow. Vsby
1 NM or less.
.TUE...W winds 15 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt.
.WED...SE winds 15 kt.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt.
.THU...W winds 20 kt.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 10 kt.
.FRI...SE winds 15 kt.
.SAT...SE winds 15 kt.

$$

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