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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1120 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

ANZ250-120030-
/O.CON.KBOX.GL.W.0013.160211T1800Z-160212T0900Z/
/O.CON.KBOX.UP.Y.0002.160212T0000Z-160212T1200Z/
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1120 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST FRIDAY...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS
EVENING TO 7 AM EST FRIDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
  40 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY...AREAS OF MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY TONIGHT.

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 OR
EQUIPMENT SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY MEANS THAT LIGHT TO MODERATE
ACCUMULATION OF ICE IS EXPECTED ON VESSELS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN
FREEZING SPRAY CAN BE HAZARDOUS. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT VESSELS
BE PREPARED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE COUNTER MEASURES BEFORE PUTTING
TO SEA OR ENTER THE ADVISORY AREA. THE COAST GUARD URGES MARINERS
TO ENSURE THEIR LIFE SAVING EQUIPMENT REMAINS FREE OF ICE.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1120 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

ANZ231-251-120030-
/O.CON.KBOX.GL.W.0013.160211T1800Z-160212T0900Z/
/O.CON.KBOX.UP.Y.0002.160212T0000Z-160212T1200Z/
CAPE COD BAY-MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
1120 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST FRIDAY...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS
EVENING TO 7 AM EST FRIDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35
  KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY...AREAS OF MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY TONIGHT.

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 OR
EQUIPMENT SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY MEANS THAT LIGHT TO MODERATE
ACCUMULATION OF ICE IS EXPECTED ON VESSELS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN
FREEZING SPRAY CAN BE HAZARDOUS. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT VESSELS
BE PREPARED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE COUNTER MEASURES BEFORE PUTTING
TO SEA OR ENTER THE ADVISORY AREA. THE COAST GUARD URGES MARINERS
TO ENSURE THEIR LIFE SAVING EQUIPMENT REMAINS FREE OF ICE.

&&

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
928 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS FROM 25 NM
OFFSHORE TO THE HAGUE LINE...EXCEPT TO 1000 FM S 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.

ANZ800-120245-
GULF OF MAINE TO THE HAGUE LINE-
928 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
KT...THEN BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...
HIGHEST SE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW. LIGHT FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT...WINDS SHIFTING TO N TO NW AND INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN...N WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
11 TO 19 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 14 FT LATE...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO SW
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
252 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

ANZ154-112200-
/O.CON.KGYX.GL.W.0011.160211T2000Z-160212T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KGYX.UP.Y.0004.160212T0300Z-160212T1500Z/
CAPE ELIZABETH ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM-
252 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
10 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM EST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A FREEZING SPRAY
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM
EST FRIDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT.

* SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY...MODERATE.

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.

A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY MEANS THAT LIGHT TO MODERATE
ACCUMULATION OF ICE IS EXPECTED ON VESSELS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN
FREEZING SPRAY CAN BE HAZARDOUS. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT VESSELS
BE PREPARED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE COUNTER MEASURES BEFORE PUTTING
TO SEA OR ENTER THE ADVISORY AREA.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
253 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

ANZ050>052-112130-
/O.NEW.KCAR.SC.Y.0020.160211T2300Z-160212T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KCAR.UP.Y.0003.160212T0500Z-160212T1700Z/
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-
253 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 PM
EST FRIDAY...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
NOON EST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 PM EST
FRIDAY. A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS
FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
NOON EST FRIDAY.

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30
  KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 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.

A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY MEANS THAT LIGHT TO MODERATE
ACCUMULATION OF ICE IS EXPECTED ON VESSELS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN
FREEZING SPRAY CAN BE HAZARDOUS. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT VESSELS
BE PREPARED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE COUNTER MEASURES BEFORE PUTTING
TO SEA OR ENTER THE ADVISORY AREA.

&&

$$

VJN

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
252 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

ANZ150>153-112200-
/O.CON.KGYX.SC.Y.0021.160211T1700Z-160212T1300Z/
/O.NEW.KGYX.UP.Y.0004.160212T0300Z-160212T1500Z/
STONINGTON ME TO PORT CLYDE ME OUT TO 25 NM-PENOBSCOT BAY-
PORT CLYDE ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH ME OUT TO 25 NM-CASCO BAY-
252 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 AM
EST FRIDAY...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM EST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A FREEZING SPRAY
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM
EST FRIDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.

* SEAS...5 TO 8 FEET ON THE OUTER WATERS.

* FREEZING SPRAY...MODERATE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 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.

A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY MEANS THAT LIGHT TO MODERATE
ACCUMULATION OF ICE IS EXPECTED ON VESSELS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN
FREEZING SPRAY CAN BE HAZARDOUS. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT VESSELS
BE PREPARED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE COUNTER MEASURES BEFORE PUTTING
TO SEA OR ENTER THE ADVISORY AREA.

&&

$$


Freezing Spray Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1120 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

ANZ250-120030-
/O.CON.KBOX.GL.W.0013.160211T1800Z-160212T0900Z/
/O.CON.KBOX.UP.Y.0002.160212T0000Z-160212T1200Z/
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1120 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST FRIDAY...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS
EVENING TO 7 AM EST FRIDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
  40 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY...AREAS OF MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY TONIGHT.

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 OR
EQUIPMENT SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY MEANS THAT LIGHT TO MODERATE
ACCUMULATION OF ICE IS EXPECTED ON VESSELS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN
FREEZING SPRAY CAN BE HAZARDOUS. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT VESSELS
BE PREPARED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE COUNTER MEASURES BEFORE PUTTING
TO SEA OR ENTER THE ADVISORY AREA. THE COAST GUARD URGES MARINERS
TO ENSURE THEIR LIFE SAVING EQUIPMENT REMAINS FREE OF ICE.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1120 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

ANZ231-251-120030-
/O.CON.KBOX.GL.W.0013.160211T1800Z-160212T0900Z/
/O.CON.KBOX.UP.Y.0002.160212T0000Z-160212T1200Z/
CAPE COD BAY-MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
1120 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST FRIDAY...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS
EVENING TO 7 AM EST FRIDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35
  KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY...AREAS OF MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY TONIGHT.

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 OR
EQUIPMENT SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY MEANS THAT LIGHT TO MODERATE
ACCUMULATION OF ICE IS EXPECTED ON VESSELS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN
FREEZING SPRAY CAN BE HAZARDOUS. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT VESSELS
BE PREPARED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE COUNTER MEASURES BEFORE PUTTING
TO SEA OR ENTER THE ADVISORY AREA. THE COAST GUARD URGES MARINERS
TO ENSURE THEIR LIFE SAVING EQUIPMENT REMAINS FREE OF ICE.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
253 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

ANZ050>052-112130-
/O.NEW.KCAR.SC.Y.0020.160211T2300Z-160212T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KCAR.UP.Y.0003.160212T0500Z-160212T1700Z/
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-
253 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 PM
EST FRIDAY...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
NOON EST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 PM EST
FRIDAY. A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS
FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
NOON EST FRIDAY.

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30
  KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 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.

A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY MEANS THAT LIGHT TO MODERATE
ACCUMULATION OF ICE IS EXPECTED ON VESSELS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN
FREEZING SPRAY CAN BE HAZARDOUS. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT VESSELS
BE PREPARED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE COUNTER MEASURES BEFORE PUTTING
TO SEA OR ENTER THE ADVISORY AREA.

&&

$$

VJN

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
252 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

ANZ150>153-112200-
/O.CON.KGYX.SC.Y.0021.160211T1700Z-160212T1300Z/
/O.NEW.KGYX.UP.Y.0004.160212T0300Z-160212T1500Z/
STONINGTON ME TO PORT CLYDE ME OUT TO 25 NM-PENOBSCOT BAY-
PORT CLYDE ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH ME OUT TO 25 NM-CASCO BAY-
252 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 AM
EST FRIDAY...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM EST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A FREEZING SPRAY
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM
EST FRIDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.

* SEAS...5 TO 8 FEET ON THE OUTER WATERS.

* FREEZING SPRAY...MODERATE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 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.

A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY MEANS THAT LIGHT TO MODERATE
ACCUMULATION OF ICE IS EXPECTED ON VESSELS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN
FREEZING SPRAY CAN BE HAZARDOUS. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT VESSELS
BE PREPARED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE COUNTER MEASURES BEFORE PUTTING
TO SEA OR ENTER THE ADVISORY AREA.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
252 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

ANZ154-112200-
/O.CON.KGYX.GL.W.0011.160211T2000Z-160212T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KGYX.UP.Y.0004.160212T0300Z-160212T1500Z/
CAPE ELIZABETH ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM-
252 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
10 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM EST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY HAS ISSUED A FREEZING SPRAY
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM
EST FRIDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT.

* SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY...MODERATE.

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.

A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY MEANS THAT LIGHT TO MODERATE
ACCUMULATION OF ICE IS EXPECTED ON VESSELS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN
FREEZING SPRAY CAN BE HAZARDOUS. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT VESSELS
BE PREPARED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE COUNTER MEASURES BEFORE PUTTING
TO SEA OR ENTER THE ADVISORY AREA.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
1202 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

MEZ012>014-018>028-NHZ004-006-010-013-014-111930-
SOUTHERN OXFORD-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN SOMERSET-INTERIOR YORK-
INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-INTERIOR WALDO-
COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-
COASTAL WALDO-NORTHERN CARROLL-SOUTHERN CARROLL-STRAFFORD-
INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RUMFORD...NORWAY...FRYEBURG...OXFORD...
FARMINGTON...WILTON...MADISON...SKOWHEGAN...PITTSFIELD...
SANFORD...BERWICK...NORTH WINDHAM...GORHAM...BRIDGTON...
LEWISTON...AUBURN...LIVERMORE FALLS...AUGUSTA...WATERVILLE...
WINTERPORT...UNITY...BIDDEFORD...SACO...OLD ORCHARD BEACH...
KITTERY...PORTLAND...SOUTH PORTLAND...WESTBROOK...BATH...
TOPSHAM...BOOTHBAY HARBOR...WISCASSET...WALDOBORO...CAMDEN...
ROCKLAND...THOMASTON...BELFAST...LINCOLNVILLE...NORTH CONWAY...
WOLFEBORO...OSSIPEE...ROCHESTER...DOVER...SALEM...DERRY...
EXETER...PORTSMOUTH...HAMPTON
1202 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON COULD IMPACT TRAVEL...

SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT AND
MOVE FROM THE FOOTHILLS OF MAINE TO THE COAST. ALTHOUGH THE SNOW
SHOWERS WILL NOT LAST VERY LONG THEY COULD BECOME BRIEFLY
INTENSE...LOWERING VISIBILITIES AND PRODUCING A QUICK COATING TO
HALF INCH OF SNOW ON THE ROADS. USE CAUTION IF TRAVELING THIS
AFTERNOON.

$$

CEMPA

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1017 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

MAZ004>007-012>022-026-112000-
NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-WESTERN ESSEX MA-
EASTERN ESSEX MA-SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-
SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-
NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-
NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BARRE...FITCHBURG...FRAMINGHAM...
LOWELL...LAWRENCE...GLOUCESTER...MILFORD...WORCESTER...FOXBORO...
NORWOOD...CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY...TAUNTON...BROCKTON...
PLYMOUTH...FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...MATTAPOISETT...CHATHAM...
FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN...AYER
1017 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...A FEW LOCALIZED HEAVIER SNOW SQUALLS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON...

SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS ARE MOVING ACROSS EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS
THIS MORNING. THE BEST CHANCE FOR ADDITIONAL SNOW SHOWERS AND
LOCALIZED HEAVY SQUALLS WILL SHIFT TO NORTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS
EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. MOST LOCATIONS WILL RECEIVE JUST A COATING
BUT THERE IS A LOW RISK FOR A QUICK INCH OR 2 OF SNOW IN ANY HEAVY
SNOW SQUALLS...RESULTING IN ROADS QUICKLY BECOMING SNOW COVERED
ALONG WITH BRIEFLY POOR VISIBILITY AND GUSTY WINDS.

MOTORISTS TRAVELING TODAY SHOULD BE ALERT FOR RAPIDLY CHANGING
VISIBILITY AND ROAD CONDITIONS IN ANY HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS/SQUALLS
THAT DEVELOP. THE ACTIVITY WILL COME TO AN END BY MID OR LATE
AFTERNOON.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
722 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

CTZ001-013-MAZ001-025-NYZ039>043-047>054-058>061-063>066-082>084-
VTZ013>015-121200-
NORTHERN LITCHFIELD-SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD-NORTHERN BERKSHIRE-
SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE-SOUTHERN FULTON-MONTGOMERY-NORTHERN SARATOGA-
NORTHERN WARREN-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-SCHOHARIE-WESTERN SCHENECTADY-
EASTERN SCHENECTADY-SOUTHERN SARATOGA-WESTERN ALBANY-EASTERN ALBANY-
WESTERN RENSSELAER-EASTERN RENSSELAER-WESTERN GREENE-EASTERN GREENE-
WESTERN COLUMBIA-EASTERN COLUMBIA-WESTERN ULSTER-EASTERN ULSTER-
WESTERN DUTCHESS-EASTERN DUTCHESS-NORTHERN FULTON-SOUTHEAST WARREN-
SOUTHERN WASHINGTON-BENNINGTON-WESTERN WINDHAM-EASTERN WINDHAM-
722 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWESTERN
CONNECTICUT...WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK
EXCLUDING THE WESTERN ADIRONDACKS AND THE MOHAWK VALLEY...AND
SOUTHERN VERMONT.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

VERY COLD TEMPERATURES WILL COMBINE WITH STRONG GUSTY WINDS
RESULTING IN DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY LIFE THREATENING WIND CHILL
CONDITIONS BETWEEN FRIDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY NIGHT. THE LOWEST
READINGS WILL BE ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

THERE IS A CHANCE THAT A SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM MAY IMPACT THE
AREA BETWEEN MONDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
353 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

CTZ002>004-MAZ002>024-026-RIZ001>008-120900-
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-
WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-
SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-
WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-
SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-
NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-
SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-
WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-BLOCK ISLAND RI-
353 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHERN CONNECTICUT...ALL OF
MASSACHUSETTS EXCEPT BERKSHIRE COUNTY...AND RHODE ISLAND.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. A FEW HEAVY SNOW
SHOWERS MAY RESULT IN A QUICK 1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATING
IN A SHORT PERIOD WITH ROADS BECOMING SNOW COVERED QUICKLY.

BITTERLY COLD TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR THIS
WEEKEND...WITH WIND CHILLS LIKELY TO REACH WIND CHILL ADVISORY
CRITERIA. THERE IS A MODERATE PROBABILITY THAT WIND CHILLS MAY
EVEN REACH WARNING CRITERIA /-25 DEGREES/ ESPECIALLY INLAND SATURDAY
NIGHT. RECORD COLD TEMPERATURES MAY BE ACHIEVED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
353 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

ANZ231-250-251-120900-
CAPE COD BAY-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK NATIONAL
MARINE SANCTUARY-MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
353 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 4 AM EST
FRIDAY...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM
EST FRIDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR MASSACHUSETTS COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   GALE WARNING.
   FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY.

THERE IS THE MODERATE RISK FOR FREEZING SPRAY THIS WEEKEND. THERE
IS A LOW RISK FOR GALE FORCE WINDS THIS WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
307 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

ANZ050>052-120815-
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-
307 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON
EST FRIDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
305 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

ANZ150>153-120815-
STONINGTON ME TO PORT CLYDE ME OUT TO 25 NM-PENOBSCOT BAY-
PORT CLYDE ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH ME OUT TO 25 NM-CASCO BAY-
305 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM EST FRIDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CASCO BAY...PENOBSCOT
BAY...THE COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT CLYDE ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH ME
AND THE COASTAL WATERS FROM STONINGTON ME TO PORT CLYDE ME.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

  FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY.

MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AND LOCALLY LOW VISIBILITIES IN
ARCTIC SEA SMOKE IS POSSIBLE THIS WEEKEND AS ARCTIC AIR CROSSES
THE COASTAL WATERS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
305 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

ANZ154-120815-
CAPE ELIZABETH ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM-
305 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM EST THIS
EVENING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM EST FRIDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE
ELIZABETH ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   GALE WARNING.
   FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY.

MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AND LOCALLY LOW VISIBILITIES IN
ARCTIC SEA SMOKE IS POSSIBLE THIS WEEKEND AS ARCTIC AIR CROSSES
THE COASTAL WATERS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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