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Gale Warning

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
243 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

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/O.NEW.KPQR.GL.W.0043.171219T1200Z-171220T0000Z/
Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 NM-
243 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 4 PM PST TUESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Gale
Warning, which is in effect from 4 AM to 4 PM PST Tuesday.

* WINDS...Late tonight and Tuesday, south wind 25 to 35 kt with
  gusts 40 to 45 kt. Wind becoming west and ease Tuesday
  afternoon.

* SEAS...Building to a peak around 15 to 17 feet mid-day Tuesday.

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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