964  
WHUS71 KGYX 170255  
MWWGYX  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME  
955 PM EST WED JAN 16 2019  
 
ANZ150>152-171600-  
/O.CON.KGYX.GL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-190117T1200Z/  
/O.CON.KGYX.UP.Y.0003.190117T0600Z-190117T1600Z/  
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-  
955 PM EST WED JAN 16 2019  
   
..GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THURSDAY
 
 
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 11 AM  
EST THURSDAY...  
 
* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT.  
 
* SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET.  
 
* FREEZING SPRAY...MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY EXPECTED.  
 
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.  
 
A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY MEANS THAT MODERATE ACCUMULATION OF ICE  
IS EXPECTED ON VESSELS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN FREEZING SPRAY CAN  
BE HAZARDOUS. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT VESSELS BE PREPARED TO TAKE  
APPROPRIATE COUNTER MEASURES BEFORE PUTTING TO SEA OR ENTER THE  
ADVISORY AREA.  
 

 
 

 
 
ANZ154-171200-  
/O.CON.KGYX.GL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-190117T1200Z/  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE ELIZABETH, ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER, MA OUT  
25 NM-  
955 PM EST WED JAN 16 2019  
   
..GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THURSDAY
 
 
* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT.  
 
* SEAS...3 TO 5 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
ANZ153-171200-  
/O.CON.KGYX.SC.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-190117T1200Z/  
CASCO BAY-  
955 PM EST WED JAN 16 2019  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST  
THURSDAY...  
 
* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.  
 
* SEAS...2 TO 4 FEET.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS  
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.  
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER  
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
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