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WHUS71 KBOX 152110  
MWWBOX  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOSTON/NORTON MA  
410 PM EST SAT DEC 15 2018  
 
ANZ255-256-160515-  
/O.UPG.KBOX.GL.A.0039.181216T0900Z-181217T0500Z/  
/O.NEW.KBOX.GL.W.0055.181216T1100Z-181217T0500Z/  
COASTAL WATERS EXTENDING OUT TO 25 NM SOUTH OF MARTHAS VINEYARD  
AND NANTUCKET-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM MONTAUK NY TO MARTHAS VINEYARD EXTENDING OUT  
TO 20 NM SOUTH OF BLOCK ISLAND-  
410 PM EST SAT DEC 15 2018  
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT EST SUNDAY  
NIGHT...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BOSTON/NORTON HAS ISSUED A GALE  
WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT EST  
SUNDAY NIGHT. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.  
 
* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO  
40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FEET.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR  
OCCURRING. 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
ANZ232-233-235-237-160515-  
/O.UPG.KBOX.GL.A.0039.181216T1400Z-181217T0500Z/  
/O.NEW.KBOX.GL.W.0055.181216T1400Z-181217T0500Z/  
NANTUCKET SOUND-VINEYARD SOUND-RHODE ISLAND SOUND-  
BLOCK ISLAND SOUND-  
410 PM EST SAT DEC 15 2018  
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT EST SUNDAY  
NIGHT...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BOSTON/NORTON HAS ISSUED A GALE  
WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT EST  
SUNDAY NIGHT. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.  
 
* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO  
40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR  
OCCURRING. 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
ANZ250-254-160515-  
/O.UPG.KBOX.GL.A.0039.181216T2000Z-181217T1300Z/  
/O.NEW.KBOX.GL.W.0055.181216T2000Z-181217T1100Z/  
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK  
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PROVINCETOWN MA TO CHATHAM MA TO NANTUCKET MA  
OUT 20 NM-  
410 PM EST SAT DEC 15 2018  
   
..GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SUNDAY TO 6 AM EST MONDAY
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BOSTON/NORTON HAS ISSUED A GALE  
WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SUNDAY TO 6 AM EST MONDAY.  
THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.  
 
* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO  
40 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FEET.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR  
OCCURRING. 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
ANZ231-234-160515-  
/O.NEW.KBOX.GL.W.0055.181216T1400Z-181217T0500Z/  
CAPE COD BAY-BUZZARDS BAY-  
410 PM EST SAT DEC 15 2018  
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT EST SUNDAY  
NIGHT...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BOSTON/NORTON HAS ISSUED A GALE  
WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT EST  
SUNDAY NIGHT.  
 
* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO  
35 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR  
OCCURRING. 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
ANZ251-160515-  
/O.NEW.KBOX.SC.Y.0170.181216T1000Z-181217T1100Z/  
MASSACHUSETTS BAY AND IPSWICH BAY-  
410 PM EST SAT DEC 15 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SUNDAY TO 6 AM EST  
MONDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BOSTON/NORTON HAS ISSUED A SMALL  
CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SUNDAY TO 6 AM EST  
MONDAY.  
 
* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO  
30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS,  
OR SEAS 5 FEET OR GREATER, ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE  
CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS, ESPECIALLY  
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS, SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE  
CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
ANZ236-160515-  
/O.NEW.KBOX.SC.Y.0170.181216T0700Z-181217T1100Z/  
NARRAGANSETT BAY-  
410 PM EST SAT DEC 15 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM SUNDAY TO 6 AM EST  
MONDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BOSTON/NORTON HAS ISSUED A SMALL  
CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM SUNDAY TO 6 AM EST  
MONDAY.  
 
* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO  
30 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS,  
OR SEAS 5 FEET OR GREATER, ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE  
CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS, ESPECIALLY  
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS, SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE  
CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
ANZ230-160515-  
/O.NEW.KBOX.SC.Y.0170.181216T2100Z-181217T1100Z/  
BOSTON HARBOR-  
410 PM EST SAT DEC 15 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SUNDAY TO 6 AM EST  
MONDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BOSTON/NORTON HAS ISSUED A SMALL  
CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SUNDAY TO 6 AM EST  
MONDAY.  
 
* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO  
30 KT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS,  
OR SEAS 5 FEET OR GREATER, 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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