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Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
923 AM PDT Tue Jun 19 2018

PZZ131-200030-
/O.NEW.KSEW.SC.Y.0139.180620T0000Z-180620T0800Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.A.0030.180621T0100Z-180621T1200Z/
Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
923 AM PDT Tue Jun 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR THE CENTRAL U.S. STRAIT OF
JUAN DE FUCA FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 1 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a Small Craft
Advisory, which is in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to 1 AM PDT
Wednesday.

* WIND AND WAVES...Westerly winds will rise to 15 to 25 knots late
  this afternoon or early this evening before easing later
  tonight. Expect gale force westerlies Wednesday evening. Waves
  will build to 2 to 4 feet later today or early this evening
  before subsiding later tonight.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased, but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

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.

&&

$$


Gale Watch


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
923 AM PDT Tue Jun 19 2018

PZZ131-200030-
/O.NEW.KSEW.SC.Y.0139.180620T0000Z-180620T0800Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.A.0030.180621T0100Z-180621T1200Z/
Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
923 AM PDT Tue Jun 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR THE CENTRAL U.S. STRAIT OF
JUAN DE FUCA FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 1 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a Small Craft
Advisory, which is in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to 1 AM PDT
Wednesday.

* WIND AND WAVES...Westerly winds will rise to 15 to 25 knots late
  this afternoon or early this evening before easing later
  tonight. Expect gale force westerlies Wednesday evening. Waves
  will build to 2 to 4 feet later today or early this evening
  before subsiding later tonight.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased, but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
923 AM PDT Tue Jun 19 2018

PZZ132-200030-
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.A.0030.180621T0100Z-180621T1200Z/
East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
923 AM PDT Tue Jun 19 2018

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE EAST ENTRANCE TO THE U.S.
STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WIND AND WAVES...Westerly winds are anticipated to rise to 25 to
  35 knots Wednesday evening. Waves are also anticipated to build
  to 4 to 6 feet Wednesday evening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased, but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

$$

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