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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
702 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

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/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0004.150130T1500Z-150131T1700Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.UP.Y.0002.150131T0000Z-150131T1700Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO
20 NM-
702 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST FRIDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO NOON EST
SATURDAY...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM FRIDAY TO
NOON EST SATURDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST FRIDAY.
A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO NOON EST
SATURDAY. A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM
FRIDAY TO NOON EST SATURDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS TONIGHT... BECOMING
  NORTHWEST AND INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 TO
  45 KNOTS FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT.

* SEAS: 4 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET BY FRIDAY
  NIGHT.

* FREEZING SPRAY: MODERATE ICING POSSIBLE.

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.

A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY MEANS THAT MODERATE ACCUMULATION OF ICE
IS EXPECTED ON VESSELS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN FREEZING SPRAY CAN
BE HAZARDOUS. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT VESSELS BE PREPARED TO TAKE
APPROPRIATE COUNTER MEASURES BEFORE PUTTING TO SEA OR ENTER THE
ADVISORY AREA.

&&

$$

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/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0004.150130T1500Z-150131T1100Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.UP.Y.0002.150131T0000Z-150131T1700Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO
20 NM-
702 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST FRIDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO 6 AM EST
SATURDAY...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM FRIDAY TO
NOON EST SATURDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST FRIDAY.
A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO 6 AM EST
SATURDAY. A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM
FRIDAY TO NOON EST SATURDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE TONIGHT...
  BECOMING NORTHWEST AND INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
  TO 40 TO 45 KNOTS FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT.

* SEAS: 4 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET BY FRIDAY
  NIGHT.

* FREEZING SPRAY: MODERATE ICING POSSIBLE.

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.

A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY MEANS THAT MODERATE ACCUMULATION OF ICE
IS EXPECTED ON VESSELS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN FREEZING SPRAY CAN
BE HAZARDOUS. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT VESSELS BE PREPARED TO TAKE
APPROPRIATE COUNTER MEASURES BEFORE PUTTING TO SEA OR ENTER THE
ADVISORY AREA.

&&

$$

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/O.EXT.KAKQ.SC.Y.0017.150130T0002Z-150130T1500Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0004.150130T1500Z-150131T0500Z/
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-
702 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST FRIDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO MIDNIGHT
EST FRIDAY NIGHT...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST FRIDAY.
A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO MIDNIGHT
EST FRIDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS: SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS TONIGHT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO
  30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS FRIDAY MORNING.

* WAVES: 3 FEET LATE TONIGHT...BECOMING 4 TO 5 FEET BY FRIDAY.

$$

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/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0004.150130T1500Z-150131T1100Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT
TO 20 NM-
702 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO 6 AM EST
SATURDAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO 6 AM EST
SATURDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS.

* SEAS: BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET BY FRIDAY 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.

&&

$$

ANZ656-658-300815-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0004.150130T1800Z-150131T0500Z/
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-
702 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM FRIDAY TO MIDNIGHT
EST FRIDAY NIGHT...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM FRIDAY TO MIDNIGHT EST
FRIDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 TO 40 KNOTS.

* SEAS: BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET BY FRIDAY 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.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0004.150130T1500Z-150131T0500Z/
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-YORK RIVER-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS
BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
702 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO MIDNIGHT
EST FRIDAY NIGHT...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO MIDNIGHT
EST FRIDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS.

* WAVES: 3 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.

&&

$$

ANZ637-300815-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0017.150130T1500Z-150131T1100Z/
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
702 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO
6 AM EST SATURDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO
6 AM EST SATURDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.

* WAVES: 2 TO 3 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

ANZ633-300815-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0017.150130T1500Z-150131T1100Z/
CURRITUCK SOUND-
702 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO
6 AM EST SATURDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO
6 AM EST SATURDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.

* WAVES: 2 TO 3 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.

$$








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