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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
633 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

ANZ533-534-537-542-543-020745-
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/O.CON.KLWX.GL.W.0006.150202T1700Z-150203T0600Z/
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-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
ISLAND-
633 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST MONDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON MONDAY TO 1 AM EST
TUESDAY...

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

* WINDS...18 TO 33 KNOTS WITHIN THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

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.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

ANZ531-532-536-539>541-020745-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0026.150202T0500Z-150202T1700Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.GL.W.0006.150202T1700Z-150203T0600Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-EASTERN BAY-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
633 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO NOON EST MONDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON MONDAY TO 1 AM EST
TUESDAY...

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

* WINDS...18 TO 33 KNOTS WITHIN THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

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.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

ANZ530-535-538-020745-
/O.CON.KLWX.GL.W.0006.150202T1700Z-150203T0600Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD MD-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
633 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON MONDAY TO 1 AM EST
TUESDAY...

* 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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