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Weather Alerts for Gulf of Maine Western Atlantic Marine Zones   (ANZ081)

icn  GALE WATCH
GULF OF MAINE WESTERN ATLANTIC MARINE ZONES   (ANZ081)

Effective: Fri, Jan 12, 2018 09:00am EST Severity: Moderate
Updated: Thu, Jan 11, 2018 03:00pm EST Urgency: Future
Expires: Fri, Jan 12, 2018 09:00pm EST Certainty: Possible

Areas Affected: Casco Bay; Coastal Waters from Cape Elizabeth, ME to Merrimack River, MA out 25 NM; Coastal Waters from Port Clyde, ME to Cape Elizabeth, ME out 25 NM; Coastal Waters from Stonington, ME to Port Clyde, ME out 25 NM; Penobscot Bay
 
Alert:
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...
* WINDS...South 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt.
* SEAS...6 to 11 feet.
Instructions:
A Gale Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased...but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.