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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
405 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

ANZ250-271615-
/O.EXT.KBOX.SC.Y.0180.000000T0000Z-150328T2200Z/
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
405 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT SATURDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30
  KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 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.

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
403 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

COASTAL WATERS FROM THE MERRIMACK RIVER MA TO WATCH HILL RI OUT TO
25 NM

ANZ250-271930-
COASTAL WATERS EAST OF IPSWICH BAY AND THE STELLWAGEN BANK
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
403 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS...MAINLY
THIS MORNING. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.

SEAS ARE REPORTED AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE
AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST THIRD OF THE WAVES.  INDIVIDUAL WAVE
HEIGHTS MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
313 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

COASTAL WATERS FROM STONINGTON ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM

ANZ150-272115-
STONINGTON ME TO PORT CLYDE ME OUT TO 25 NM-
313 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW SHOWERS THIS MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
313 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

COASTAL WATERS FROM STONINGTON ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM

ANZ152-272115-
PORT CLYDE ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH ME OUT TO 25 NM-
313 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THIS MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
313 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

COASTAL WATERS FROM STONINGTON ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM

ANZ154-272115-
CAPE ELIZABETH ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM-
313 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY
THIS MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
UP TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW OR
RAIN SHOWERS. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
312 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015


ANZ150-152-154-272200-
/O.CON.KGYX.SW.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-150327T2200Z/
STONINGTON ME TO PORT CLYDE ME OUT TO 25 NM-
PORT CLYDE ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH ME OUT TO 25 NM-
CAPE ELIZABETH ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER MA OUT TO 25 NM-
312 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* SEAS...3 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
301 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

ANZ050-051-271515-
/O.CON.KCAR.SW.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-150327T2200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM EASTPORT, ME TO SCHOODIC POINT, ME OUT 25 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SCHOODIC POINT, ME TO STONINGTON, ME OUT
25 NM-
301 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* SEAS...5 TO 8 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
300 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

COASTAL WATERS FROM EASTPORT ME TO STONINGTON ME OUT 25 NM

ANZ050-271830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EASTPORT, ME TO SCHOODIC POINT, ME OUT 25 NM-
300 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS THIS MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING... THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
300 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

COASTAL WATERS FROM EASTPORT ME TO STONINGTON ME OUT 25 NM

ANZ051-271830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SCHOODIC POINT, ME TO STONINGTON, ME OUT
25 NM-
300 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THIS MORNING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS UP TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING... THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING WITH
VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
314 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

MEZ007>009-012>014-018>028-NHZ001>015-280715-
NORTHERN OXFORD-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-CENTRAL SOMERSET-SOUTHERN OXFORD-
SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN SOMERSET-INTERIOR YORK-
INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-INTERIOR WALDO-
COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-COASTAL WALDO-
NORTHERN COOS-SOUTHERN COOS-NORTHERN GRAFTON-NORTHERN CARROLL-
SOUTHERN GRAFTON-SOUTHERN CARROLL-SULLIVAN-MERRIMACK-BELKNAP-
STRAFFORD-CHESHIRE NH-EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH NH-INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM-
COASTAL ROCKINGHAM-WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH NH-
314 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN MAINE...CENTRAL NEW
HAMPSHIRE...NORTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE...SOUTHEASTERN NEW HAMPSHIRE AND
SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

WARM TEMPERATURES COMBINED WITH RAINFALL RUNOFF COULD LEAD TO ICE
BREAK UP ON AREA RIVERS. ICE JAM FLOODING WILL BE A POSSIBILITY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
405 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

CTZ002>004-MAZ002>019-026-RIZ001>004-272015-
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-
WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-
SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-
WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-
EASTERN KENT RI-
405 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHERN CONNECTICUT...CENTRAL
MASSACHUSETTS...EASTERN
MASSACHUSETTS...NORTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS...SOUTHEASTERN
MASSACHUSETTS...WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS AND NORTHERN RHODE ISLAND.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

SHOWERS WITH BRIEF LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL MAY RESULT IN TYPICAL
NUISANCE POOR DRAINAGE STREET FLOODING TONIGHT...BUT NO SIGNIFICANT
FLOODING PROBLEMS ARE EXPECTED.

THE RAIN COMBINED WITH SIGNIFICANT SNOWMELT MAY CAUSE SOME AREA
RIVER LEVELS APPROACHING BANKFULL. HOWEVER...NO RIVER FLOODING IS
CURRENTLY EXPECTED. MONITOR THE LATEST FORECAST UPDATES FROM THE
NORTHEAST RIVER FORECAST CENTER AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NERFC.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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