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Latest Marine Weather Warning by KBOX
Issued 1/22/2015 2:36 PM America/New_York.
Valid through 1/28/2015 8:00 AM America/New_York.
whus71 kbox 280319
vineyard sound-buzzards bay-
1019 pm est tue jan 27 2015
...small craft advisory in effect until 7 pm est wednesday...
...freezing spray advisory remains in effect until 8 am est
...storm warning has expired...
the national weather service in taunton has issued a small craft
advisory...which is in effect until 7 pm est wednesday.
* winds and seas...northwest winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to
30 kt. seas 1 to 3 feet.
* freezing spray...moderate freezing spray with ice accretion
hourly rates of 0.30 inches to 0.70 inches likely.
precautionary/preparedness actions... a hurricane force wind
warning means winds of 64 knots or greater are imminent or
occurring. all vessels should remain in port...or take shelter as
soon as possible...until the extremely dangerous winds and waves
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.
a freezing spray advisory means that light to moderate
accumulation of ice is expected on vessels. operating a vessel in
freezing spray can be hazardous. it is recommended that vessels
be prepared to take appropriate counter measures before putting
to sea or enter the advisory area. the coast guard urges mariners
to ensure their life saving equipment remains free of ice.