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Small Craft Advisory For Hazardous Seas

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
836 AM PST Wed Feb 20 2019

PZZ156-210045-
/O.CAN.KSEW.SC.Y.0028.000000T0000Z-190220T1800Z/
/O.EXT.KSEW.SW.Y.0011.190220T1636Z-190221T1400Z/
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater Out 10 Nm-
836 AM PST Wed Feb 20 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
6 AM PST THURSDAY...

* SEAS...West swell 12 feet at 11 seconds.


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.

&&

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