Marine Weather Message
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WHUS71 KLWX 121116
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
616 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

ANZ531>534-537-539>541-543-121930-
/O.EXP.KLWX.SC.Y.0029.000000T0000Z-160212T1100Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.GL.W.0008.160212T2300Z-160214T1100Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD-
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-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-EASTERN BAY-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
ISLAND-
616 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM
EST SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

* WINDS...34 TO 47 KNOTS WITHIN THE GALE WARNING.

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.

&&

$$

ANZ530-538-542-121930-
/O.EXP.KLWX.SC.Y.0030.000000T0000Z-160212T1100Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.GL.W.0008.160212T2300Z-160214T1100Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND MD-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
616 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM
EST SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

* WINDS...34 TO 47 KNOTS WITHIN THE GALE WARNING.

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.

&&

$$

ANZ535-536-121930-
/O.CON.KLWX.GL.W.0008.160212T2300Z-160214T1100Z/
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD-
616 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

* WINDS...34 TO 47 KNOTS WITHIN THE GALE WARNING.

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.

&&

$$


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