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Gale Warning

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
209 PM PDT WED OCT 18 2017

PZZ255-275-190515-
/O.EXT.KPQR.GL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-171019T1200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
209 PM PDT WED OCT 18 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS 40 TO 45 KT.

* SEAS...PEAKING BETWEEN 15 TO 17 FT.

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.

&&

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