896  
WHUS71 KGYX 271651  
MWWGYX  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME  
1151 AM EST THU FEB 27 2020  
 
ANZ150>152-154-280700-  
/O.CAN.KGYX.SR.W.0002.000000T0000Z-200227T2200Z/  
/O.EXB.KGYX.GL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-200228T1500Z/  
COASTAL WATERS FROM STONINGTON, ME TO PORT CLYDE, ME OUT 25 NM-  
PENOBSCOT BAY-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT CLYDE, ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH, ME OUT  
25 NM-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE ELIZABETH, ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER, MA OUT  
25 NM-  
1151 AM EST THU FEB 27 2020  
   
..GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST FRIDAY
 
   
..STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED
 
 
* WHAT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT AND  
SEAS 12 TO 17 FEET.  
 
* WHERE...COASTAL WATERS FROM MERRIMACK RIVER, MA TO STONINGTON,  
ME OUT TO 25 NM, INCLUDING PENOBSCOT BAY.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 10 AM EST FRIDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS SEAS WHICH COULD  
CAPSIZE OR DAMAGE VESSELS AND REDUCE VISIBILITY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
ANZ153-280000-  
/O.EXT.KGYX.GL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-200228T0000Z/  
CASCO BAY-  
1151 AM EST THU FEB 27 2020  
   
..GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
 
 
* WHAT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT AND  
SEAS 7 TO 12 FEET.  
 
* WHERE...CASCO BAY.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING.  
 
* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS SEAS WHICH COULD  
CAPSIZE OR DAMAGE VESSELS AND REDUCE VISIBILITY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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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