Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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121 WHUS71 KAKQ 142059 MWWAKQ URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Wakefield VA 359 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017 ANZ654-142200- /O.CAN.KAKQ.LO.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-171214T2100Z/ /O.CAN.KAKQ.SC.Y.0107.000000T0000Z-171214T2100Z/ Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out 20 nm- 359 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017 ...LOW WATER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED... The National Weather Service in Wakefield has cancelled the Small Craft Advisory. The Low Water Advisory has been cancelled. $$ ANZ652-150000- /O.CAN.KAKQ.LO.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-171214T2100Z/ /O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0107.000000T0000Z-171215T0000Z/ Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm- 359 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING... ...LOW WATER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED... The National Weather Service in Wakefield has cancelled the Low Water Advisory. * WINDS: Southwest winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt... becoming west to northwest. * SEAS: 4 to 6 feet. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... a Small Craft Advisory means wind speeds of 25 to 33 knots and/or seas of 5 feet or greater over the coastal waters are expected to produce hazardous boating conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners...especially those operating smaller vessels...should avoid navigating in these conditions. Mariners should pay close attention to the marine forecast...and consider wind and sea conditions in planning. && $$ ANZ632-634-636-638-656-142200- /O.CAN.KAKQ.LO.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-171214T2100Z/ Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA- Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-York River- James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge- Tunnel-Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia- North Carolina border out to 20 nm- 359 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017 ...LOW WATER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED... The National Weather Service in Wakefield has cancelled the Low Water Advisory. $$ ANZ630-631-142200- /O.CAN.KAKQ.SC.Y.0107.000000T0000Z-171214T2100Z/ Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA- Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA- 359 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED... The National Weather Service in Wakefield has cancelled the Small Craft Advisory. $$ ANZ637-142300- /O.CON.KAKQ.LO.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-171214T2300Z/ James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge- 359 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017 ...LOW WATER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING... * WATER LEVELS...Falling to 1.0 -to 1.5 -ft MLLW within a few hours either side of low tide this afternoon. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Low Water Advisory means water levels are expected to be significantly below average. Mariners should use extreme caution and transit at the slowest safe navigable speed to minimize impact. && $$ ANZ650-150000- /O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0107.000000T0000Z-171215T0000Z/ Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm- 359 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING... * WINDS: Southwest winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt... becoming west to northwest. * SEAS: 4 to 6 feet. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Small Craft Advisory means wind speeds of 25 to 33 knots and/or seas of 5 feet or greater over the coastal waters are expected to produce hazardous boating conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners...especially those operating smaller vessels...should avoid navigating in these conditions. Mariners should pay close attention to the marine forecast...and consider wind and sea conditions in planning. && $$ Butner

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