Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
434 AM EST SUN NOV 19 2017


ANZ650-652-654-191745-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-171120T0900Z/
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-
434 AM EST SUN NOV 19 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST MONDAY...

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS
  EARLY...BECOMING WEST TO NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 KNOTS BY MID
  MORNING. GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS MID MORNING THROUGH TODAY...THEN
  GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS TONIGHT.

* SEAS: 6 TO 9 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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.

&&

$$

ANZ656-658-191745-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-171119T2000Z/
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-
434 AM EST SUN NOV 19 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS
  EARLY...BECOMING WEST TO NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 KNOTS BY MID
  MORNING. GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS EARLY THIS MORNING.

* SEAS: 3 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 6 FEET BY MID MORNING. SEAS
  THEN SUBSIDE TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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.

&&

$$

ANZ634-191745-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-171119T2000Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING
THE CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
434 AM EST SUN NOV 19 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST TO
  NORTHWEST BY MID MORNING. GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS THROUGH MID
  MORNING...THEN GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOT MID MORNING THROUGH LATE
  TONIGHT.

* WAVES: 4 TO 5 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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.

&&

$$

ANZ630>632-191745-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0100.000000T0000Z-171120T1500Z/
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-
434 AM EST SUN NOV 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
MONDAY...

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30
  KNOTS.

* WAVES: 3 TO 5 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 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.

&&

$$

ANZ633-191745-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0100.000000T0000Z-171120T1200Z/
CURRITUCK SOUND-
434 AM EST SUN NOV 19 2017

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

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30
  KNOTS...BECOMING WEST TO NORTHWEST BY MID MORNING. NORTHWEST
  WINDS DIMINISH TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS THIS
  AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES: AROUND 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.

&&

$$

ANZ635>638-191745-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0100.000000T0000Z-171120T1200Z/
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-YORK RIVER-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
434 AM EST SUN NOV 19 2017

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

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOWS...BECOMING
  WEST TO NORTHWEST BY MID MORNING. NORTHWEST WINDS THEN DIMINISH
  TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES: 2 TO 3 FEET TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVES MAY REACH
  UP TO 4 FEET EAST OF THE HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE TUNNEL IN THE
  LOWER JAMES RIVER TONIGHT.

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.

&&

$$


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