Marine Weather Message
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000 WHUS71 KLWX 310227 MWWLWX URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 1027 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015 ANZ530-531-535-536-538-539-311030- /O.CON.KLWX.GL.W.0015.150331T1500Z-150331T2200Z/ /O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0068.150331T2200Z-150401T0400Z/ CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND MD- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD MD- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD- PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR- CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD- 1027 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015 ...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 6 PM EDT TUESDAY... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TUESDAY TO MIDNIGHT EDT TUESDAY NIGHT... * WINDS...18 TO 33 KNOTS WITHIN THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY. * WINDS...34 TO 47 KNOTS WITHIN THE GALE WARNING. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. 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 SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS. && $$ ANZ532>534-537-540>543-311030- /O.CON.KLWX.GL.W.0015.150331T1500Z-150331T2200Z/ /O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0068.150331T2200Z-150401T1000Z/ CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT MD- CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA- TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA-EASTERN BAY- CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER- PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD- TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND- 1027 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015 ...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 6 PM EDT TUESDAY... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TUESDAY TO 6 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... * WINDS...18 TO 33 KNOTS WITHIN THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY. * WINDS...34 TO 47 KNOTS WITHIN THE GALE WARNING. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS. && $$

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