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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
936 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

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CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
936 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT
WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM WEDNESDAY TO
6 AM EDT THURSDAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EDT WEDNESDAY.
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT
WEDNESDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM
WEDNESDAY TO 6 AM EDT THURSDAY.

* WINDS...34 TO 47 KNOTS WITHIN THE GALE WARNING. 18 TO 33 KNOTS
  WITHIN THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY. 18 TO 33 KNOTS WITHIN THE
  SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. 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 SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 18 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.

&&

$$

ANZ535-536-230945-
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/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0089.140423T2200Z-140424T0400Z/
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD-
936 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT
WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM WEDNESDAY TO
MIDNIGHT EDT WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EDT WEDNESDAY.
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT
WEDNESDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM
WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT EDT WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...34 TO 47 KNOTS WITHIN THE GALE WARNING. 18 TO 33 KNOTS
  WITHIN THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY. 18 TO 33 KNOTS WITHIN THE
  SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. 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 SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 18 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.

&&

$$

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/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0088.000000T0000Z-140423T1000Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.GL.W.0020.140423T1000Z-140423T2200Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0089.140423T2200Z-140424T1000Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA-EASTERN BAY-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
ISLAND-
936 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT
WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM WEDNESDAY TO
6 AM EDT THURSDAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EDT WEDNESDAY.
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT
WEDNESDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM
WEDNESDAY TO 6 AM EDT THURSDAY.

* WINDS...34 TO 47 KNOTS WITHIN THE GALE WARNING. 18 TO 33 KNOTS
  WITHIN THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY. 18 TO 33 KNOTS WITHIN THE
  SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. 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 SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 18 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.

&&

$$







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