976  
WHUS71 KGYX 171906  
MWWGYX  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME  
306 PM EDT WED OCT 17 2018  
   
..STRONG WINDS EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY
 
 
.GUSTY WEST SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE SHARPLY BEHIND THE  
FRONT THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY MORNING. GALE FORCE  
WIND GUSTS MAY LINGER THROUGH THE DAY THURSDAY BEFORE  
DIMINISHING.  
 
ANZ150-152-154-180915-  
/O.CON.KGYX.GL.W.0025.181017T2000Z-181019T0000Z/  
COASTAL WATERS FROM STONINGTON, ME TO PORT CLYDE, ME OUT 25 NM-  
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-  
306 PM EDT WED OCT 17 2018  
   
..GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THURSDAY
 
 
* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 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  
OCCURING. 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
ANZ151-153-180915-  
/O.CON.KGYX.GL.W.0025.181017T2000Z-181019T0000Z/  
PENOBSCOT BAY-CASCO BAY-  
306 PM EDT WED OCT 17 2018  
   
..GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THURSDAY
 
 
* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.  
 
* SEAS...1 TO 3 FEET.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR  
OCCURING. 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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