Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
645 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

ANZ650-652-311845-
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/O.EXT.KAKQ.GL.W.0021.141101T2000Z-141102T1500Z/
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-
645 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 4 PM EDT
SATURDAY...
...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT SATURDAY TO 10 AM EST
SUNDAY...

THE GALE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT SATURDAY TO 10 AM
EST SUNDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM
TO 4 PM EDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS: NORTH AND INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
  AROUND 40 KNOTS LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
  MORNING...AND THE POTENTIAL FOR A PERIOD OF 35 TO 40 KNOTS
  WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 KNOTS SATURDAY NIGHT.

* SEAS: BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET SATURDAY...THEN BUILDING TO 8 TO
  12 FEET SATURDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE OCCURRING OR
EXPECTED WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS. 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.

&&

$$

ANZ654-656-658-311845-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.GL.W.0021.141101T2000Z-141102T1500Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT
TO 20 NM-
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-
645 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT SATURDAY TO 10 AM EST
SUNDAY...

THE GALE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT SATURDAY TO 10 AM
EST SUNDAY.

* WINDS: NORTH AND INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
  AROUND 40 KNOTS LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
  MORNING...AND THE POTENTIAL FOR A PERIOD OF 35 TO 40 KNOTS
  WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 KNOTS SATURDAY NIGHT.

* SEAS: 8 TO 12 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE OCCURRING OR
EXPECTED WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS. 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.

&&

$$

ANZ630>632-634-311845-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.GL.W.0021.141101T2000Z-141102T1200Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
645 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT SATURDAY TO 7 AM EST
SUNDAY...

THE GALE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT SATURDAY TO 7 AM
EST SUNDAY.

* WINDS: NORTH AND INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
  AROUND 40 KNOTS LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY
  MORNING...AND THE POTENTIAL FOR A PERIOD OF 35 TO 40 KNOTS
  WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 KNOTS SATURDAY EVENING.

* WAVES: 4 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE OCCURRING OR
EXPECTED WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS. 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.EXT.KAKQ.GL.W.0021.141101T2000Z-141102T1200Z/
CURRITUCK SOUND-
645 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT SATURDAY TO 7 AM EST
SUNDAY...

THE GALE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT SATURDAY TO 7 AM
EST SUNDAY.

* WINDS: NORTH AND INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
  AROUND 40 KNOTS LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
  NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE OCCURRING OR
EXPECTED WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS. 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.EXT.KAKQ.GL.W.0021.141101T2000Z-141102T1200Z/
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS
BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
645 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT SATURDAY TO 7 AM EST
SUNDAY...

THE GALE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT SATURDAY TO 7 AM
EST SUNDAY.

* WINDS: NORTH AND INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
  AROUND 35 KNOTS LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
  NIGHT...AND THE POTENTIAL FOR A PERIOD OF 30 TO 35 KNOTS WITH
  GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS SATURDAY EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE OCCURRING OR
EXPECTED WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS. 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.

&&

$$

ANZ635>637-311845-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0104.141101T1700Z-141102T2100Z/
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-YORK RIVER-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
645 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EDT SATURDAY
TO 4 PM EST SUNDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EDT SATURDAY
TO 4 PM EST SUNDAY.

* WINDS: INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30
  KNOTS EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

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.

&&

$$








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