Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
444 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

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COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT
20 NM-
444 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT TUESDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 1 PM EDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 1 PM EDT TUESDAY.

* WINDS...EAST TO NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
  TODAY...BECOMING EAST 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT LATE
  TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET TODAY BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET LATE TONIGHT
  THROUGH TUESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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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/O.NEW.KAKQ.GL.W.0011.170425T0800Z-170425T1400Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
20 NM-
444 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT TUESDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 AM EDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 AM EDT TUESDAY.

* WINDS...EAST TO NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
  TODAY...BECOMING EAST 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT LATE
  TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
  TUESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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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/O.NEW.KAKQ.GL.W.0011.170425T0800Z-170425T1400Z/
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
444 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT TUESDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 AM EDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 AM EDT TUESDAY.

* WINDS...EAST TO NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS
  TODAY...BECOMING EAST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT LATE
  TONIGHT.

* WAVES...2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
  TUESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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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/O.NEW.KAKQ.GL.W.0011.170425T0800Z-170425T1400Z/
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-
444 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT TUESDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 AM EDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 AM EDT TUESDAY.

* WINDS...EAST TO NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
  TODAY...BECOMING EAST 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT LATE
  TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* WAVES...3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 FEET AT THE MOUTH OF THE
  BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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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CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
444 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT TUESDAY...

* WINDS...EAST TO NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.

* WAVES...3 TO 4 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS AND/OR
WAVES OF 4 FEET OR GREATER OVER THE CHESAPEAKE BAY 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.

&&

$$

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RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-YORK RIVER-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
444 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT TUESDAY...

* WINDS...EAST TO NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT.

* WAVES...1 TO 3 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

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CURRITUCK SOUND-
444 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT THIS
MORNING...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT.

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.

&&

$$

MINNICK


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