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WHUS71 KAKQ 310925
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
425 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

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/O.CON.KAKQ.UP.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-150131T1700Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT
TO 20 NM-
425 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST
TODAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING. A
FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30
  KNOTS MID MORNING AND 15 TO 25 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON.

* SEAS: 6 TO 8 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET THIS AFTERNOON
  AND EVENING.

* FREEZING SPRAY: MODERATE ICING POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE OCCURRING OR
EXPECTED WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE
CONDITIONS REQUIRES EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT
IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE
SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE 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.

&&

$$

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/O.CON.KAKQ.UP.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-150131T1700Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO
20 NM-
425 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST
TODAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING. A
FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25
  KNOTS THIS MORNING AND 15 TO 20 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON.

* SEAS: 6 TO 8 FEET THIS MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET THIS
  AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* FREEZING SPRAY: MODERATE ICING POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE OCCURRING OR
EXPECTED WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE
CONDITIONS REQUIRES EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT
IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE
SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE 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.

&&

$$

ANZ650-311700-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150131T1500Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.UP.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-150131T1700Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO
20 NM-
425 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST
TODAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING. A
FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30
  KNOTS LATE MORNING AND 15 TO 25 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON.

* SEAS: 6 TO 8 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET THIS AFTERNOON
  THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* FREEZING SPRAY: MODERATE ICING POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE OCCURRING OR
EXPECTED WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE
CONDITIONS REQUIRES EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT
IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE
SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE 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.

&&

$$

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/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150131T1200Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.UP.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-150131T1700Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
425 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST
TODAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING. A
FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
  KNOTS MID MORNING AND 10 TO 15 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON.

* SEAS: 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON.

* FREEZING SPRAY: MODERATE ICING POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE OCCURRING OR
EXPECTED WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE
CONDITIONS REQUIRES EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT
IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE
SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE 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.

&&

$$

ANZ658-311200-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150131T1200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
TO 20 NM-
425 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25
  KNOTS MID MORNING AND 15 TO 20 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON.

* SEAS: 5 TO 8 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET THIS AFTERNOON
  THROUGH THIS EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE OCCURRING OR
EXPECTED WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE
CONDITIONS REQUIRES EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT
IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE
SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

ANZ635>637-311730-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-150131T1800Z/
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-YORK RIVER-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
425 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
  KNOTS MID MORNING AND 10 TO 15 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON.

* WAVES: 2 TO 3 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT THIS AFTERNOON.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS OVER
THE RIVERS OF EASTERN VIRGINIA ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
BOATING CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS. MARINERS SHOULD PAY CLOSE
ATTENTION TO THE MARINE FORECAST...AND CONSIDER WIND AND SEA
CONDITIONS IN PLANNING.

&&

$$

ANZ633-311730-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-150131T2100Z/
CURRITUCK SOUND-
425 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
  KNOTS MID MORNING THROUGH LATE TODAY.

* WAVES: 2 TO 3 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET THIS AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS OVER
THE CURRITUCK SOUND ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS BOATING
CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN
THESE CONDITIONS. MARINERS SHOULD PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE
MARINE FORECAST...AND CONSIDER WIND AND SEA CONDITIONS IN
PLANNING.

$$

ANZ638-311730-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-150131T2100Z/
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS
BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
425 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
  KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TODAY.

* WAVES: 2 TO 3 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET THIS AFTERNOON.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS OVER
THE RIVERS OF EASTERN VIRGINIA ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
BOATING CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS. MARINERS SHOULD PAY CLOSE
ATTENTION TO THE MARINE FORECAST...AND CONSIDER WIND AND SEA
CONDITIONS IN PLANNING.

&&

$$

MINNICK





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