Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
646 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017


ANZ630-631-161200-
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Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
646 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
SATURDAY...

* WINDS: West winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.

* WAVES: Around 3 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.

&&

$$

ANZ632-634-161200-
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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-
646 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
SATURDAY...

* WINDS: West winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.

* WAVES: Around 3 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.

&&

$$

ANZ633-160900-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0108.171216T0000Z-171216T0900Z/
Currituck Sound-
646 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST
SATURDAY...

* WINDS: Northwest winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.

* WAVES: 1 to 2 feet.

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.

&&

$$

ANZ656-658-161200-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0108.171216T0000Z-171216T1200Z/
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-
646 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
SATURDAY...

* WINDS: Northwest winds 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* SEAS: 3 to 5 feet.

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.

Mariners should pay close attention to the marine forecast...and
consider wind and sea conditions in planning.

&&

$$

ANZ650-652-654-161200-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0108.171216T0300Z-171216T1500Z/
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-
646 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 10 AM EST SATURDAY...

* WINDS: Northwest winds 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* SEAS: 3 to 5 feet.

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.

Mariners should pay close attention to the marine forecast...and
consider wind and sea conditions in planning.

&&

$$

Butner



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