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Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 8:12 AM Jan. 20, 2022 – National Weather Service
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST FRIDAY...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 1 PM EST
FRIDAY...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, northwest winds 10 to 20
kt with gusts up to 30 kt and seas 4 to 7 ft. For the Freezing
Spray Advisory, moderate accumulation of freezing spray
expected.

* WHERE...Coastal Waters from Stonington, ME to Port Clyde, ME
out 25 NM, Penobscot Bay, Coastal Waters from Port Clyde, ME
to Cape Elizabeth, ME out 25 NM and Coastal Waters from Cape
Elizabeth, ME to Merrimack River, MA out 25 NM.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 5 PM EST Friday.
For the Freezing Spray Advisory, from 1 AM to 1 PM EST Friday.

* 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...

Mariners should consider altering plans to avoid or mitigate
hazardous accumulation of ice on their vessel. During freezing
spray conditions the U.S. Coast Guard advises that you ensure all
lifesaving equipment remains free of ice.

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

&&

Heavy Freezing Spray Advisory
Issued: 8:12 AM Jan. 20, 2022 – National Weather Service
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST FRIDAY...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 1 PM EST
FRIDAY...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, northwest winds 10 to 20
kt with gusts up to 30 kt and seas 4 to 7 ft. For the Freezing
Spray Advisory, moderate accumulation of freezing spray
expected.

* WHERE...Coastal Waters from Stonington, ME to Port Clyde, ME
out 25 NM, Penobscot Bay, Coastal Waters from Port Clyde, ME
to Cape Elizabeth, ME out 25 NM and Coastal Waters from Cape
Elizabeth, ME to Merrimack River, MA out 25 NM.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 5 PM EST Friday.
For the Freezing Spray Advisory, from 1 AM to 1 PM EST Friday.

* 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...

Mariners should consider altering plans to avoid or mitigate
hazardous accumulation of ice on their vessel. During freezing
spray conditions the U.S. Coast Guard advises that you ensure all
lifesaving equipment remains free of ice.

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

&&

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