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WHUS76 KSEW 021028  
MWWSEW  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA  
228 AM PST FRI DEC 2 2022  
 
PZZ130-021830-  
/O.UPG.KSEW.SC.Y.0210.221202T1200Z-221203T0600Z/  
/O.EXB.KSEW.GL.W.0053.221202T2000Z-221203T1200Z/  
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-  
228 AM PST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
..GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 4 AM PST SATURDAY
 
 
* WHAT...EAST WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.  
 
* WHERE...WEST ENTRANCE U. S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA.  
 
* WHEN...FROM NOON TODAY TO 4 AM PST SATURDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-021830-  
/O.EXT.KSEW.GL.W.0053.221202T1200Z-221203T1200Z/  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO  
60 NM-  
228 AM PST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
..GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST SATURDAY
 
 
* WHAT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 40 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 13 FT AT 10  
SECONDS.  
 
* WHERE...COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER  
OUT TO 60 NM.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 4 AM PST SATURDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS SEAS WHICH COULD  
CAPSIZE OR DAMAGE VESSELS AND REDUCE VISIBILITY.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
PZZ133-021830-  
/O.EXB.KSEW.SC.Y.0210.221202T1028Z-221203T1200Z/  
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-  
228 AM PST FRI DEC 2 2022  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST SATURDAY
 
 
* WHAT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 30 KT.  
 
* WHERE...NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 4 AM PST SATURDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS  
AND/OR SEAS 10 FEET OR HIGHER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS  
WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS,  
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID  
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
PZZ110-021830-  
/O.EXB.KSEW.SC.Y.0210.221202T2200Z-221203T2000Z/  
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-  
228 AM PST FRI DEC 2 2022  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO  
NOON PST SATURDAY...  
 
* WHAT...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT BUILDING TO 10 TO 12 FEET  
TONIGHT. BAR CONDITIONS MODERATE BECOMING ROUGH TONIGHT.  
MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 12 PM TODAY AND 1215 AM  
TONIGHT.  
 
* WHERE...GRAYS HARBOR BAR.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO NOON PST SATURDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR MEANS THAT WAVE CONDITIONS  
ARE EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT IN OR NEAR HARBOR  
ENTRANCES.  
 

 
 

 
 
PZZ131-132-021830-  
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0210.221202T1200Z-221203T0600Z/  
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-  
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-  
228 AM PST FRI DEC 2 2022  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS  
EVENING...  
 
* WHAT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.  
 
* WHERE...CENTRAL U. S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA AND EAST  
ENTRANCE U. S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 4 AM TO 10 PM PST FRIDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS  
AND/OR SEAS 10 FEET OR HIGHER 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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