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URGENT - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
603 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

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Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head MD-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island MD-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
603 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...GALE WARNING HAS EXPIRED...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 6 PM EST
THURSDAY...

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means winds of 18 to 33 knots are imminent
or occurring. Boaters operating smaller vessels should avoid
navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

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Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island MD-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point MD-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach MD-
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-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-Eastern Bay-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth
Island-
603 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO 6 PM EST THURSDAY...

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

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WINDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT
OR OCCURRING. BOATERS OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND A PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSEL. RECREATIONAL BOATERS
SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$



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