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Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 2:23 PM Jan. 21, 2022 – National Weather Service
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST THIS
EVENING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST
SATURDAY...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, north winds 15 to 20 kt
with gusts up to 30 kt and seas 3 to 5 ft. For the Freezing
Spray Advisory, moderate accumulation of freezing spray.

* WHERE...Coastal Waters from Eastport, ME to Schoodic Point, ME
out 25 NM and Coastal Waters from Schoodic Point, ME to
Stonington, ME out 25 NM.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 11 PM EST this
evening. For the Freezing Spray Advisory, until 9 AM EST
Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Operating a vessel in freezing spray is hazardous.
Freezing spray may render mechanical and electronic components
inoperative. Ice accretion on decks and superstructures may
result in some loss of stability. Conditions will be hazardous
to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

During freezing spray conditions the U.S. Coast Guard advises
that you ensure all lifesaving equipment remains free of ice.

Mariners should prepare for accumulation of ice on their vessel
and consider altering plans to avoid or mitigate these hazardous
navigating conditions.

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

Heavy Freezing Spray Advisory
Issued: 2:23 PM Jan. 21, 2022 – National Weather Service
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST THIS
EVENING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST
SATURDAY...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, north winds 15 to 20 kt
with gusts up to 30 kt and seas 3 to 5 ft. For the Freezing
Spray Advisory, moderate accumulation of freezing spray.

* WHERE...Coastal Waters from Eastport, ME to Schoodic Point, ME
out 25 NM and Coastal Waters from Schoodic Point, ME to
Stonington, ME out 25 NM.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 11 PM EST this
evening. For the Freezing Spray Advisory, until 9 AM EST
Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Operating a vessel in freezing spray is hazardous.
Freezing spray may render mechanical and electronic components
inoperative. Ice accretion on decks and superstructures may
result in some loss of stability. Conditions will be hazardous
to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

During freezing spray conditions the U.S. Coast Guard advises
that you ensure all lifesaving equipment remains free of ice.

Mariners should prepare for accumulation of ice on their vessel
and consider altering plans to avoid or mitigate these hazardous
navigating conditions.

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

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