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Gale Watch

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Gray ME
241 PM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

...Another Period of Strong Winds Expected...

.The next in the series of strong cold fronts will arrive on
Wednesday. Westerly winds will strengthen ahead of this front
before shifting northwesterly and increasing further late
Wednesday and Wednesday night. This will result in the potential
for another round of gale force winds...with the strongest winds
expected in the outer waters.

ANZ150>154-170845-
/O.CON.KGYX.GL.A.0015.181018T0000Z-181018T2100Z/
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-
241 PM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...Northwest 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt.

* SEAS...3 to 6 feet.

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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