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Small Craft Advisory For Hazardous Seas


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
559 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

ANZ250-201800-
/O.CON.KBOX.SW.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-170120T1800Z/
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
559 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

* SEAS...3 TO 5 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO 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.

&&

$$


Marine Weather Statement


MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
348 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

ANZ230>237-250-251-254>256-270>273-202100-
BOSTON HARBOR-CAPE COD BAY-NANTUCKET SOUND-VINEYARD SOUND-
BUZZARDS BAY-RHODE ISLAND SOUND-NARRAGANSETT BAY-
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA
OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD
AND NANTUCKET-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-
OCEAN WATERS FROM THE MERRIMACK RIVER TO PROVINCETOWN FROM 40 TO
60 NM OFFSHORE-
OCEAN WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN TO NANTUCKET 20 TO 35 NM OFFSHORE-
OCEAN WATERS FROM MARTHAS VINEYARD TO NANTUCKET FROM 25 TO 45 NM
OFFSHORE-
OCEAN WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD FROM 25 TO 40 NM
OFFSHORE-
348 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

...POTENTIAL FOR EASTERLY STORM FORCE 50 KNOT WIND GUSTS AND SEAS
BUILDING TO 20+ FEET LATE MONDAY INTO TUESDAY...

A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BE TRACKING UP THE EASTERN
SEABOARD AND INTO THE NEW ENGLAND COAST EARLY NEXT WEEK. THIS
STORM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO RESULT IN A PERIOD OF EASTERLY STORM
FORCE WIND GUSTS OF 50 KNOTS LATER MONDAY INTO EARLY TUESDAY
ACROSS OUR WATERS. IN ADDITION...LONG EASTERLY FETCH MAY RESULT IN
SEAS BUILDING TO 20+ FEET ACROSS OUR EASTERN OUTER-WATERS. IN
ADDITION PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN WILL RESULT IN VERY POOR
VISIBILITY.

THIS IS A POTENTIAL DANGEROUS AND LIFE THREATENING STORM FOR
MARINERS. PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE FORECASTS OVER THE NEXT
DAY OR TWO AND BE PREPARED RETURN PORT THIS WEEKEND.

$$

NOCERA


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1047 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

MAZ002>004-008-211600-
WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-
WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
1047 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS AND
WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THERE IS A LOW RISK OF SPOTTY LIGHT FREEZING RAIN TONIGHT ACROSS
THE EAST SLOPES OF THE BERKSHIRES AND FAR NORTHERN WORCESTER
COUNTY. A SITUATION MAY DEVELOP TONIGHT WHERE MOST ROADS ARE DRY
OR JUST WET BUT INTERSPERSED WITH DANGEROUS PATCHES OF ICE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

A SIGNIFICANT STORM WILL LIKELY IMPACT THE REGION SUNDAY NIGHT
INTO TUESDAY WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY PRECIPITATION AND STRONG
WIND GUSTS. THE BIGGEST UNCERTAINTY CENTERS ABOUT PRECIPITATION
TYPES. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATION OF
HEAVY WET SNOW AND/OR SLEET ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE
BERKSHIRES AND ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF NORTHERN WORCESTER
COUNTY. THE PRECIPITATION MAY EVENTUALLY CHANGE TO A PERIOD OF
HEAVY RAIN WITH LOCAL POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING.

IN ADDITION...A PERIOD OF STRONG EASTERLY WIND GUSTS BETWEEN 40
AND 50 MPH IS POSSIBLE ACROSS EXPOSED HIGHER TERRAIN ALONG THE
EAST SLOPES OF THE BERKSHIRES AND NORTHERN WORCESTER COUNTY
SOMETIME MONDAY AFTERNOON INTO MONDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
553 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

ANZ150>154-211100-
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-
CASCO BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE ELIZABETH, ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER, MA OUT
25 NM-
553 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

A COASTAL LOW WILL BRING GALE FORCE WINDS ON MONDAY INTO TUESDAY.
THERE IS A LOW POSSIBILITY OF STORM FORCE WIND GUSTS AT TIMES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED.  SPOTTERS ARE
ENCOURAGED TO CALL OR RADIO IN THEIR REPORTS.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
553 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

MEZ007>009-012>014-018>022-211100-
NORTHERN OXFORD-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-CENTRAL SOMERSET-SOUTHERN OXFORD-
SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN SOMERSET-INTERIOR YORK-
INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-INTERIOR WALDO-
553 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR MAINE...SOUTH CENTRAL
MAINE...SOUTHWEST MAINE...WEST CENTRAL MAINE AND WESTERN MAINE.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

A COMPLEX STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO BRING WINTRY PRECIPITATION
TO THE AREA MONDAY AND TUESDAY. SNOW, SLEET, AND FREEZING RAIN ARE
ALL EXPECTED, WITH SNOW MORE LIKELY TO THE NORTH AND WEST WHILE
FREEZING RAIN IS MORE LIKELY AT LEAST FOR A TIME ALONG THE COASTAL
PLAIN. THERE MAY ALSO BE A CHANGE OVER TO RAIN ALONG THE IMMEDIATE
COASTLINE. AT THIS TIME, THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATION AND LIGHT ICING, THOUGH CONFIDENCE ON
PRECIPITATION TYPE AT ANY ONE LOCATION IS STILL QUITE LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED.  SPOTTERS ARE
ENCOURAGED TO CALL OR RADIO IN THEIR REPORTS.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
553 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

NHZ001>013-015-211100-
NORTHERN COOS-SOUTHERN COOS-NORTHERN GRAFTON-NORTHERN CARROLL-
SOUTHERN GRAFTON-SOUTHERN CARROLL-SULLIVAN-MERRIMACK-BELKNAP-
STRAFFORD-CHESHIRE-EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH-INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-
WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH-
553 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NEW HAMPSHIRE...CENTRAL NEW
HAMPSHIRE...NORTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE AND SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ISOLATED POCKETS OF VERY LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE
ARE POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY SATURDAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

A COMPLEX STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO BRING WINTRY PRECIPITATION
TO THE AREA MONDAY AND TUESDAY. SNOW, SLEET, AND FREEZING RAIN ARE
ALL EXPECTED, WITH SNOW MORE LIKELY TO THE NORTH AND WEST WHILE
FREEZING RAIN IS MORE LIKELY AT LEAST FOR A TIME ALONG THE COASTAL
PLAIN. THERE MAY ALSO BE A CHANGE OVER TO RAIN ALONG THE IMMEDIATE
COASTLINE. AT THIS TIME, THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATION AND LIGHT ICING, THOUGH CONFIDENCE ON
PRECIPITATION TYPE AT ANY ONE LOCATION IS STILL QUITE LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED.  SPOTTERS ARE
ENCOURAGED TO CALL OR RADIO IN THEIR REPORTS.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
553 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

MEZ023>028-NHZ014-211100-
COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-COASTAL WALDO-
COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-
553 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH CENTRAL
MAINE...SOUTHWEST MAINE AND SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

A COMPLEX STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO BRING WINTRY PRECIPITATION
TO THE AREA MONDAY AND TUESDAY. SNOW, SLEET, AND FREEZING RAIN ARE
ALL EXPECTED, WITH SNOW MORE LIKELY TO THE NORTH AND WEST WHILE
FREEZING RAIN IS MORE LIKELY AT LEAST FOR A TIME ALONG THE COASTAL
PLAIN. THERE MAY ALSO BE A CHANGE OVER TO RAIN ALONG THE IMMEDIATE
COASTLINE. AT THIS TIME, THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATION AND LIGHT ICING, THOUGH CONFIDENCE ON
PRECIPITATION TYPE AT ANY ONE LOCATION IS STILL QUITE LOW. SOME
SPLASH-OVER IS POSSIBLE NEAR THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED.  SPOTTERS ARE
ENCOURAGED TO CALL OR RADIO IN THEIR REPORTS.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
438 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

CTZ001-013-MAZ001-025-NYZ032-033-038>043-047>054-058>061-063>066-
082>084-VTZ013>015-211200-
NORTHERN LITCHFIELD-SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD-NORTHERN BERKSHIRE-
SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE-NORTHERN HERKIMER-HAMILTON-SOUTHERN HERKIMER-
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-
438 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWESTERN
CONNECTICUT...WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...EAST CENTRAL NEW
YORK...EASTERN NEW YORK AND SOUTHERN VERMONT.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR FREEZING RAIN IN PARTS OF THE SOUTHERN
ADIRONDACKS AND LAKE GEORGE AREA TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

A COASTAL STORM IS EXPECTED TO IMPACT THE REGION MONDAY INTO TUESDAY.
THERE IS UNCERTAINTY REGARDING THE STRENGTH AND TRACK OF THE STORM
AS WELL AS THE PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS AND TYPES. HEAVY RAINFALL AND
SNOWFALL ARE POSSIBILITIES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
204 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

MEZ001>006-010-011-015>017-029>032-210715-
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-
NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-
INTERIOR HANCOCK-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-COASTAL HANCOCK-
COASTAL WASHINGTON-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
204 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR COASTAL DOWNEAST MAINE...EAST
CENTRAL MAINE...EASTERN MAINE...FAR NORTHERN MAINE...INTERIOR
DOWNEAST MAINE...NORTH CENTRAL MAINE...NORTHERN MAINE AND WEST
CENTRAL MAINE.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

LOW PRESSURE MOVING UP THE COAST IS EXPECTED TO BRING MIXED
PRECIPITATION TO THE REGION MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.
SIGNIFICANT PRECIPITATION IS POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.
HOWEVER...EXACT PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS AND TYPES ARE STILL
UNCERTAIN. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE NEAR THE DOWNEAST COAST
LATE MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
204 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

ANZ050>052-210715-
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-
204 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

GALE FORCE WINDS ARE POSSIBLE LATE MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

CB

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