Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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WHUS71 KAKQ 251416
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1016 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

ANZ638-252000-
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JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
1016 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING HAS EXPIRED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...EAST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.

* 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.

&&

$$

ANZ633-251530-
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CURRITUCK SOUND-
1016 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

...GALE WARNING HAS EXPIRED...

WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO DIMINISH THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

$$

ANZ630>632-634-251700-
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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 VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING
THE CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
1016 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...EAST 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.

* WAVES...3 TO 5 FEET...AROUND 6 FEET AT THE MOUTH OF THE BAY.

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.

&&

$$

ANZ654-656-658-251700-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-170425T1700Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT
20 NM-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-
1016 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...EAST 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT.

* SEAS...7 TO 10 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.

&&

$$

ANZ650-652-252000-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-170425T2000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
1016 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...EAST 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT.

* SEAS...8 TO 12 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.

&&

$$

ANZ635>637-252000-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0046.000000T0000Z-170425T2000Z/
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-YORK RIVER-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
1016 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...EAST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.

* 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.

&&

$$

BUTNER


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