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Gale Watch

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
248 PM PDT MON OCT 16 2017

PZZ255-275-170600-
/O.NEW.KPQR.GL.A.0020.171018T2100Z-171019T1600Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
248 PM PDT MON OCT 16 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A GALE WATCH,
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING.



* WINDS...SOUTH WIND INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO
  45 KT LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING AND LINGERING INTO
  THURSDAY MORNING.

* SEAS...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT BUILDING TO 14 TO 16 FT WITH A
  DOMINANT PERIOD AROUND 10 SECONDS LATE WEDNESDAY THROUGH EARLY
  THURSDAY.




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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