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WHUS72 KTAE 010051
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
851 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
5 PM EDT SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT SATURDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.WINDS WILL SHARPLY INCREASE AROUND MIDNIGHT AS A REINFORCING
COLD FRONT SURGES ACROSS THE MARINE AREA. FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE
FORCE ARE EXPECTED BEHIND THIS FRONT. SATURDAY AFTERNOON...HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD NEAR ENOUGH TO THE MARINE AREA TO ELIMINATE
THE THREAT FOR GALE FORCE GUSTS...THOUGH ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL
CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY.

GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-010900-
/O.CON.KTAE.GL.W.0004.141101T0300Z-141101T2100Z/
/O.CON.KTAE.SC.Y.0039.141101T2100Z-141102T1500Z/
APALACHEE BAY OR COASTAL WATERS FROM KEATON BEACH TO OCHLOCKONEE
RIVER FL OUT TO 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  OCHLOCKONEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL OUT TO
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
851 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT SATURDAY
TO 10 AM EST SUNDAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT SATURDAY. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT SATURDAY TO 10 AM
EST SUNDAY.

* PEAK WINDS: SUSTAINED WINDS NORTH 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
35 TO 40 KNOTS LATE TONIGHT NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING.

* SEAS: BUILDING TO 5 TO 10 FEET NEARSHORE...AND 9 TO 13 FEET
OFFSHORE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY REACHING 17 FEET WELL OFFSHORE.

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.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 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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