Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
956 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

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RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-YORK RIVER-
JAMES RIVER FROM THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO THE HAMPTON ROADS
BRIDGE-TUNNEL-
956 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST SATURDAY...
...GALE WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST SATURDAY. THE
GALE WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

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

* WAVES: 2 TO 3 FEET.


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.

&&

$$

ANZ650-311100-
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/O.CON.KAKQ.UP.Y.0002.150131T0500Z-150131T1700Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO
20 NM-
956 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST SATURDAY...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST
SATURDAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST SATURDAY. A
FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST
SATURDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST AND INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
  TO 40 TO 45 KNOTS.

* SEAS: 6 TO 8 FEET...BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.

* 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 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.

&&

$$

ANZ652-311100-
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/O.CON.KAKQ.UP.Y.0002.150131T0500Z-150131T1700Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO
20 NM-
956 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST SATURDAY...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST
SATURDAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST SATURDAY. A
FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST
SATURDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST AND INCREASING TO AROUND 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
  TO 40 KNOTS.

* SEAS: 5 TO 7 FEET...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.

* 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 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.

&&

$$

ANZ654-311100-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150131T1200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT
TO 20 NM-
956 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST SATURDAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST SATURDAY.

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

* SEAS: 5 TO 7 FEET...BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 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.

&&

$$

ANZ656-658-310900-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150131T0900Z/
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-
956 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST SATURDAY.

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

* SEAS: 5 TO 7 FEET...BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 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.

&&

$$

ANZ630>632-634-310900-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150131T0900Z/
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-
956 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST SATURDAY.

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

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

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.

&&

$$

ANZ637-311100-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-150131T1700Z/
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
956 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST
SATURDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON 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.

&&

$$

ANZ633-311100-
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CURRITUCK SOUND-
956 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST
SATURDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON 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.

$$

ALEXANDER




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