170  
WHUS72 KJAX 201245  
MWWJAX  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL  
745 AM EST SUN JAN 20 2019  
 
AMZ450-452-454-210000-  
/O.UPG.KJAX.SC.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-190121T0400Z/  
/O.EXB.KJAX.GL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-190121T0000Z/  
COASTAL WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT  
20 NM-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL OUT  
20 NM-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-  
745 AM EST SUN JAN 20 2019  
   
..GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED A GALE  
WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING. THE  
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.  
 
* WINDS AND SEAS...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH  
FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL  
SEAS UP 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
AMZ470-472-474-210000-  
/O.CON.KJAX.GL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-190121T0400Z/  
WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO  
60 NM-  
WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
745 AM EST SUN JAN 20 2019  
   
..GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST THIS EVENING
 
 
* WINDS AND SEAS...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH  
FREQUENT GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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