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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
951 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

COASTAL WATERS FROM EASTPORT ME TO STONINGTON ME OUT 25 NM

ANZ050-180130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EASTPORT ME TO SCHOODIC POINT ME OUT 25 NM-
951 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM
EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... BECOMING W
5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
951 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

COASTAL WATERS FROM EASTPORT ME TO STONINGTON ME OUT 25 NM

ANZ051-180130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SCHOODIC POINT ME TO STONINGTON ME OUT 25 NM-
951 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM
EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT... BECOMING W
5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
630 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

ANZ050-051-171830-
/O.CON.KCAR.SW.Y.0029.140918T0000Z-140918T1200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM EASTPORT ME TO SCHOODIC POINT ME OUT 25 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SCHOODIC POINT ME TO STONINGTON ME OUT 25 NM-
630 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
8 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM EDT THURSDAY...

* SEAS...3 TO 6 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.

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