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WHUS71 KBOX 250914  
MWWBOX  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA  
414 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017  
 
ANZ250-254>256-251715-  
/O.UPG.KBOX.GL.A.0009.170226T0500Z-170227T0000Z/  
/O.NEW.KBOX.GL.W.0018.170226T0500Z-170227T0000Z/  
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK  
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA  
OUT 20 NM-  
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD  
AND NANTUCKET-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT  
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-  
414 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017  
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 7 PM EST  
SUNDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A GALE  
WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 7 PM EST  
SUNDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.  
 
* WINDS AND SEAS...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40  
KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
ANZ231-251-251715-  
/O.UPG.KBOX.GL.A.0009.170226T0500Z-170227T0000Z/  
/O.NEW.KBOX.GL.W.0018.170226T0500Z-170227T0000Z/  
CAPE COD BAY-MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-  
414 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017  
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 7 PM EST  
SUNDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A GALE  
WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 7 PM EST  
SUNDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.  
 
* WINDS AND SEAS...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35  
KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
ANZ232>234-251715-  
/O.UPG.KBOX.GL.A.0009.170226T0500Z-170227T0000Z/  
/O.NEW.KBOX.GL.W.0018.170226T0500Z-170227T0000Z/  
NANTUCKET SOUND-VINEYARD SOUND-BUZZARDS BAY-  
414 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017  
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 7 PM EST  
SUNDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A GALE  
WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 7 PM EST  
SUNDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.  
 
* WINDS AND SEAS...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35  
KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
ANZ235-237-251715-  
/O.UPG.KBOX.GL.A.0009.170226T0500Z-170227T0000Z/  
/O.NEW.KBOX.GL.W.0018.170226T0500Z-170227T0000Z/  
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-  
414 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017  
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 7 PM EST  
SUNDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A GALE  
WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 7 PM EST  
SUNDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.  
 
* WINDS AND SEAS...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35  
KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
ANZ230-251715-  
/O.UPG.KBOX.GL.A.0009.170226T0500Z-170227T0000Z/  
/O.NEW.KBOX.SC.Y.0029.170226T0500Z-170227T0000Z/  
BOSTON HARBOR-  
414 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 7 PM  
EST SUNDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT  
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 7 PM EST  
SUNDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.  
 
* WINDS AND SEAS...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.  
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
ANZ236-251715-  
/O.UPG.KBOX.GL.A.0009.170226T0500Z-170227T0000Z/  
/O.NEW.KBOX.SC.Y.0029.170226T0500Z-170227T0000Z/  
NARRAGANSETT BAY-  
414 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 7 PM  
EST SUNDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT  
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 7 PM EST  
SUNDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.  
 
* WINDS AND SEAS...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30  
KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 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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