WA Marine Warnings and Forecast for Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Seattle WA

857 PM PDT Tue Jun 18 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT

WEDNESDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES...Northwest wind 20 to 30 knots. Wind waves 3 to

5 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots

are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller

vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE

WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a Gale Watch...

which is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through late

Wednesday night.

* WIND AND WAVES....West wind 25 to 40 knots easing to 15 to 25

knots by Wednesday morning. Wind waves 4 to 7 feet...subsiding

to 2 to 4 feet by Wednesday morning. Winds pick up to 25 to 35

knots and waves build to 4 to 6 feet again by Wednesday

afternoon.

* TIMING...Strongest period of westerly wind in the Strait

expected tonight through 2 AM Wednesday and then again from 2PM

Wednesday to 5AM Thursday.

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.

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.

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE

WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a Gale Watch...

which is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through late

Wednesday night.

* WIND AND WAVES....West wind 25 to 40 knots easing to 15 to 25

knots by Wednesday morning. Wind waves 4 to 7 feet...subsiding

to 2 to 4 feet by Wednesday morning. Winds pick up to 25 to 35

knots and waves build to 4 to 6 feet again by Wednesday

afternoon.

* TIMING...Strongest period of westerly wind in the Strait

expected tonight through 2 AM Wednesday and then again from 2PM

Wednesday to 5AM Thursday.

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.

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.

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE

WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a Gale Watch...

which is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through late

Wednesday night.

* WIND AND WAVES....West wind 25 to 40 knots easing to 15 to 25

knots by Wednesday morning. Wind waves 4 to 7 feet...subsiding

to 2 to 4 feet by Wednesday morning. Winds pick up to 25 to 35

knots and waves build to 4 to 6 feet again by Wednesday

afternoon.

* TIMING...Strongest period of westerly wind in the Strait

expected tonight through 2 AM Wednesday and then again from 2PM

Wednesday to 5AM Thursday.

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.

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.

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE

WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a Gale Watch...

which is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through late

Wednesday night.

* WIND AND WAVES....West wind 25 to 40 knots easing to 15 to 25

knots by Wednesday morning. Wind waves 4 to 7 feet...subsiding

to 2 to 4 feet by Wednesday morning. Winds pick up to 25 to 35

knots and waves build to 4 to 6 feet again by Wednesday

afternoon.

* TIMING...Strongest period of westerly wind in the Strait

expected tonight through 2 AM Wednesday and then again from 2PM

Wednesday to 5AM Thursday.

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.

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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