The National Weather Service has issued a Gale Warning for Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island coastal waters, and Massachusetts coastal waters.

The warning, which is in effect from 9 am to 6 pm on Saturday, December 3, warns that strong winds will cause hazardous seas, which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

Gale Warning

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
324 AM EST Sat Dec 3 2022

ANZ230-236-032130-
/O.CON.KBOX.GL.W.0044.221203T1400Z-221203T2300Z/
Boston Harbor-Narragansett Bay-
324 AM EST Sat Dec 3 2022

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM
EST THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...South winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt and seas
  2 to 4 feet expected.

* WHERE...In Massachusetts coastal waters, Boston Harbor. In
  Rhode Island coastal waters, Narragansett Bay.

* WHEN...From 9 AM this morning to 6 PM EST this evening.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

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