Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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WHUS71 KAKQ 061456
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
956 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

ANZ656-658-070000-
/O.CAN.KAKQ.SC.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-160206T1500Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.A.0004.160207T1500Z-160208T1200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
TO 20 NM-
956 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

* WINDS: NORTH WINDS 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS.

* SEAS: 5 TO 8 FEET...BUILDING 9 TO 14 FEET BY LATE SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

ANZ650-652-654-061600-
/O.CAN.KAKQ.SC.Y.0016.000000T0000Z-160206T1500Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO
20 NM-
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-
956 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS CANCELLED THE SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY.

$$

ANZ633-070000-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.A.0004.160207T1500Z-160208T1200Z/
CURRITUCK SOUND-
956 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

* WINDS: NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

ANZ634-070000-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.A.0004.160207T1500Z-160208T1200Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
956 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS.

* WAVES...4 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$



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