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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
324 PM PDT Sat Jul 20 2024

PZZ131-132-210630-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0115.240721T0000Z-240721T1000Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.A.0024.240722T0000Z-240722T1000Z/
Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
324 PM PDT Sat Jul 20 2024

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT SUNDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, west winds 15 to 25 kt.
  For the Gale Watch, west winds 25 to 35 kt possible.

* WHERE...Central U. S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca and East
  Entrance U. S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 3 AM PDT Sunday.
  For the Gale Watch, from Sunday afternoon through late Sunday
  night.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

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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