Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
417 PM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

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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-
417 PM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS TONIGHT
  INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS BY TUESDAY NIGHT.

* SEAS...6 TO 9 FEET TONIGHT BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FEET BY TUESDAY
  NIGHT.

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.

&&

$$

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/O.NEW.KAKQ.TR.W.1015.170925T2017Z-000000T0000Z/
CURRITUCK SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
20 NM-
417 PM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A TROPICAL
STORM WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT. THE TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...INCREASING TO NORTHEAST 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45
  KT BY TUESDAY NIGHT.

* SEAS...BUILDING TO 11 TO 16 FEET OVER THE OCEAN AND 2 TO 3 FT
  OVER THE CURRITUCK SOUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS SUSTAINED WINDS OF 34 TO 63 KT ARE
EXPECTED DUE TO A TROPICAL STORM WITHIN 36 HOURS.

&&

$$

ANZ632-634-260430-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.SC.Y.0086.000000T0000Z-170927T2200Z/
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-
417 PM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY
  MORNING, INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY.

* SEAS...3 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT BY TUESDAY
  NIGHT.

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 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.

&&

$$

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JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
417 PM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
  30 KT. SEAS AROUND 3 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS OVER
THE EASTERN VIRGINIA RIVERS 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.

&&

$$

ANZ656-260430-
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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
417 PM EDT MON SEP 25 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT...

* WINDS...INCREASING TO NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40
  KT.

* SEAS...BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FEET BY TUESDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS SUSTAINED WINDS OF 34 TO 63 KT ARE
POSSIBLE DUE TO A TROPICAL STORM WITHIN 48 HOURS.

&&

$$



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