Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
903 PM PDT WED APR 1 2015

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GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
903 PM PDT WED APR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IS CANCELLED...

SEAS WILL REMAIN IN THE 6 TO 8 FOOT RANGE...RESULTING IN MODERATE
BAR CONDITIONS.

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/O.NEW.KSEW.SW.Y.0008.150402T0403Z-150402T1200Z/
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-
903 PM PDT WED APR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FOR THE
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER FROM 10 NM
OUT TO 60 NM UNTIL 5 AM PDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT
THURSDAY.

* SEAS...9 OR 10 FEET AT 11 OR 12 SECONDS IN WESTERLY SWELL...
  SUBSIDING TO 8 FEET THURSDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
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.

&&

$$

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CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
903 PM PDT WED APR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE CENTRAL AND
EASTERN U.S. STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA UNTIL 5 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES...WESTERLY WIND OF 15 TO 25 KNOTS WILL EASE LATE
  TONIGHT. WIND WAVES OF 2 TO 4 FEET WILL ALSO SUBSIDE LATE
  TONIGHT.

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.

&&

$$

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