Western Washington Watches and Warnings

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WHUS76 KSEW 042240
MWWSEW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
340 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-050645-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0102.000000T0000Z-160505T1300Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM-
340 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 30 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET NORTHWEST SWELL 7 FT.

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.

&&

$$

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WHUS76 KSEW 041927
MWWSEW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
1227 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-050545-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0102.000000T0000Z-160505T1300Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM-
1227 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS RISING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS TONIGHT.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WEST SWELL 8 FT.

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.

&&

$$

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WHUS76 KSEW 032137
MWWSEW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
237 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

PZZ131-132-040545-
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0043.000000T0000Z-160504T1000Z/
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
237 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...WEST WIND 25 TO 35 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-040545- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0102.160504T0100Z-160505T1300Z/ COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM- COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM- COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM- COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM- COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM- COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM- 237 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WIND RISING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 4 FT. WEST SWELL 6 FT.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ130-040545- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0101.000000T0000Z-160504T1300Z/ WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- 237 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...WEST WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS THIS EVENING

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET. WEST SWELL 5 TO AT 10 SECONDS.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ133-134-040545- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0101.160503T2200Z-160504T1300Z/ NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS- ADMIRALTY INLET- 237 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 30 KNOTS IN ADMIRALTY INLET AND SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS FOR THE NORTHERN INLAND WATERS.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET FOR THE NORTHERN INLAND WATERS AND 3 TO 5 FEET IN ADMIRALTY INLET.

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.

&&

$$

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WHUS76 KSEW 031637
MWWSEW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
937 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

PZZ131-132-040045-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0101.000000T0000Z-160503T1900Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0043.160503T1900Z-160504T1000Z/
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
937 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PDT TODAY...

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATE TODAY.

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 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.

&&

$$

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-040045- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0102.160504T0100Z-160505T1300Z/ COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM- COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM- COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM- COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM- COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM- COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM- 937 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 30 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET. WEST SWELL 6 TO 8 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.

&&

$$

PZZ130-040045- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0101.160503T1900Z-160504T1300Z/ WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- 937 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. WEST SWELL 5 TO 6 FEET AT 10 SECONDS.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ133-134-040045- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0101.160503T2200Z-160504T1300Z/ NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS- ADMIRALTY INLET- 937 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 30 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES 2 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.

&&

$$

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WHUS76 KSEW 030931
MWWSEW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
231 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

PZZ131-132-031745-
/O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0101.000000T0000Z-160503T1900Z/
/O.UPG.KSEW.GL.A.0026.160503T2200Z-160504T1000Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.GL.W.0043.160503T1900Z-160504T1000Z/
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
231 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PDT TODAY...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 3 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A GALE WARNING... WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 3 AM PDT WEDNESDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATE TODAY.

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 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.

&&

$$

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-031745- /O.NEW.KSEW.SC.Y.0102.160504T0100Z-160505T1300Z/ COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM- COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM- COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM- COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM- COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM- COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM- 231 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM PDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM PDT THURSDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 30 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET. WEST SWELL 6 TO 8 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.

&&

$$

PZZ130-031745- /O.EXB.KSEW.SC.Y.0101.160503T1900Z-160504T1300Z/ WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- 231 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM PDT WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. WEST SWELL 5 TO 6 FEET AT 10 SECONDS.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ133-134-031745- /O.EXB.KSEW.SC.Y.0101.160503T2200Z-160504T1300Z/ NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS- ADMIRALTY INLET- 231 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 AM PDT WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 30 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES 2 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.

&&

$$

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WHUS76 KSEW 030405
MWWSEW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
905 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

PZZ131-132-031215-
/O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0101.000000T0000Z-160503T2200Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.GL.A.0026.160503T2200Z-160504T1000Z/
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
905 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT TUESDAY...

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A GALE WATCH... WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS OVERNIGHT...THEN PROBABLY RISING TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET OVDRNIGHT...AND TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATE TUESDAY.

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.

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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