Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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WHUS71 KAKQ 122106
MWWAKQ

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
406 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

ANZ630>632-634-130900-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0009.160213T0900Z-160214T0900Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.UP.Y.0001.160213T1200Z-160214T1700Z/
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-
406 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO 4 AM EST
SUNDAY...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM SATURDAY
TO NOON EST SUNDAY...

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

* WAVES...4 TO 5 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY...LIGHT TO MODERATE ICE ACCUMULATIONS.

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 LIGHT TO 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.

&&

$$

ANZ650-652-654-130900-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0009.160213T0900Z-160214T0900Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.UP.Y.0001.160213T1200Z-160214T1700Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT
TO 20 NM-
406 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO 4 AM EST
SUNDAY...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM SATURDAY
TO NOON EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 TO 45 KNOTS.

* SEAS...5 TO 8 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY...LIGHT TO MODERATE ICE ACCUMULATIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE OCCURRING OR
EXPECTED. 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 LIGHT TO 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.

&&

$$

ANZ656-130900-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0009.160213T0900Z-160214T0900Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.UP.Y.0001.160213T1200Z-160214T1700Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO
20 NM-
406 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO 4 AM EST
SUNDAY...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM SATURDAY
TO NOON EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS.

* SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY...LIGHT TO MODERATE ICE ACCUMULATIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE OCCURRING OR
EXPECTED. 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 LIGHT TO 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.

&&

$$

ANZ658-130900-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0009.160213T0900Z-160214T0900Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.UP.Y.0001.160214T0000Z-160214T1700Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
TO 20 NM-
406 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO 4 AM EST
SUNDAY...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM SATURDAY
TO NOON EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS.

* SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY...LIGHT TO MODERATE ICE ACCUMULATIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE OCCURRING OR
EXPECTED. 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 LIGHT TO 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.

&&

$$

ANZ635>638-130900-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.SC.Y.0019.160213T0900Z-160214T1500Z/
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-YORK RIVER-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS
BRIDGE TUNNEL-
406 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO 10 AM
EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30
  KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS
  LATE SATURDAY NIGH INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

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.

&&

$$

ANZ633-130900-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.SC.Y.0019.160213T0900Z-160214T1500Z/
CURRITUCK SOUND-
406 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO 10 AM
EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30
  KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS
  LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

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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