777  
WHUS71 KCAR 231538  
MWWCAR  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME  
1038 AM EST SAT JAN 23 2021  
 
ANZ050>052-232345-  
/O.CON.KCAR.GL.W.0004.210123T2200Z-210124T2100Z/  
/O.CON.KCAR.UP.Y.0001.210124T0500Z-210124T1200Z/  
COASTAL WATERS FROM EASTPORT, ME TO SCHOODIC POINT, ME OUT 25 NM-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM SCHOODIC POINT, ME TO STONINGTON, ME OUT  
25 NM-  
INTRA COASTAL WATERS FROM SCHOODIC POINT, ME TO STONINGTON, ME-  
1038 AM EST SAT JAN 23 2021  
 
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO  
4 PM EST SUNDAY...  
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT  
TONIGHT TO 7 AM EST SUNDAY...  
 
* WHAT...FOR THE GALE WARNING, NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH  
GUSTS UP TO 40 KT AND SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET EXPECTED. FOR THE  
FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY, MODERATE ACCUMULATION OF FREEZING SPRAY  
EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...COASTAL WATERS FROM EASTPORT, ME TO SCHOODIC POINT, ME  
OUT 25 NM, COASTAL WATERS FROM SCHOODIC POINT, ME TO  
STONINGTON, ME OUT 25 NM AND INTRA COASTAL WATERS FROM  
SCHOODIC POINT, ME TO STONINGTON, ME.  
 
* WHEN...FOR THE GALE WARNING, FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 4 PM  
EST SUNDAY. FOR THE FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY, FROM MIDNIGHT  
TONIGHT TO 7 AM EST SUNDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...OPERATING A VESSEL IN FREEZING SPRAY IS HAZARDOUS.  
FREEZING SPRAY MAY RENDER MECHANICAL AND ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS  
INOPERATIVE. ICE ACCRETION ON DECKS AND SUPERSTRUCTURES MAY  
RESULT IN SOME LOSS OF STABILITY. STRONG WINDS WILL CAUSE  
HAZARDOUS SEAS WHICH COULD CAPSIZE OR DAMAGE VESSELS AND  
REDUCE VISIBILITY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MARINERS SHOULD PREPARE FOR ACCUMULATION OF ICE ON THEIR VESSEL  
AND CONSIDER ALTERING PLANS TO AVOID OR MITIGATE THESE HAZARDOUS  
NAVIGATING CONDITIONS.  
 
MARINERS SHOULD ALTER PLANS TO AVOID THESE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.  
REMAIN IN PORT, SEEK SAFE HARBOR, ALTER COURSE, AND/OR SECURE THE  
VESSEL FOR SEVERE CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
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