664  
WHUS71 KGYX 230840  
MWWGYX  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME  
340 AM EST SAT JAN 23 2021  
 
ANZ150>152-154-232245-  
/O.CON.KGYX.GL.W.0004.210123T1900Z-210124T1700Z/  
/O.NEW.KGYX.UP.Y.0001.210124T0200Z-210124T1400Z/  
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-  
340 AM EST SAT JAN 23 2021  
 
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO  
NOON EST SUNDAY...  
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO  
9 AM EST SUNDAY...  
 
* WHAT...FOR THE GALE WARNING, NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH  
GUSTS UP TO 40 KT AND SEAS 4 TO 7 FT EXPECTED. FOR THE FREEZING  
SPRAY ADVISORY, MODERATE ACCUMULATION OF FREEZING SPRAY  
EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...COASTAL WATERS FROM STONINGTON,ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER, MA  
OUT 25 NM AND PENOBSCOT BAY.  
 
* WHEN...FOR THE GALE WARNING, FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO NOON  
EST SUNDAY. FOR THE FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY, FROM 9 PM THIS  
EVENING TO 9 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
ANZ153-232245-  
/O.CON.KGYX.SC.Y.0006.210123T1200Z-210124T2100Z/  
/O.NEW.KGYX.UP.Y.0001.210124T0200Z-210124T1400Z/  
CASCO BAY-  
340 AM EST SAT JAN 23 2021  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING  
TO 4 PM EST SUNDAY...  
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO  
9 AM EST SUNDAY...  
 
* WHAT...FOR THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY, NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT  
WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT AND SEAS 1 TO 3 FT EXPECTED. FOR THE  
FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY, MODERATE ACCUMULATION OF FREEZING  
SPRAY EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...CASCO BAY.  
 
* WHEN...FOR THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY, FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO  
4 PM EST SUNDAY. FOR THE FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY, FROM 9 PM  
THIS EVENING TO 9 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. CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS  
TO SMALL CRAFT.  
 
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.  
 
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS, ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER  
VESSELS, SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
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