822  
WHUS71 KBOX 241445  
MWWBOX  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA  
1045 AM EDT SUN SEP 24 2017  
 
ANZ254>256-242245-  
/O.CON.KBOX.SW.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-170925T2200Z/  
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-  
1045 AM EDT SUN SEP 24 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT  
UNTIL 6 PM EDT MONDAY...  
 
* SEAS...5 TO 8 FEET.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE  
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID  
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING  
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK  
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.  
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.  
 

 
 

 
 
ANZ235-237-242245-  
/O.CON.KBOX.SW.Y.0015.170924T1800Z-170925T2200Z/  
RHODE ISLAND SOUND-BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-  
1045 AM EDT SUN SEP 24 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM  
2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM EDT MONDAY...  
 
* SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE  
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID  
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING  
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK  
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.  
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.  
 

 
 

 
 
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