Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
1003 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

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Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
1003 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 10 AM EST FRIDAY...

* VISIBILITY...Less than one mile at times this morning.

* Wind: Northeast 15 to 25 kt tonight into Friday morning.

* Seas: 4 to 6 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means wind speeds of 25 to 33 knots and/or
seas of 5 feet or greater over the coastal 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.

A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one mile. Inexperienced mariners...
especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid
navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

ANZ630>638-654-656-658-221700-
/O.CON.KAKQ.MF.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-180222T1700Z/
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-
Currituck Sound-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
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-
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-
1003 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

* VISIBILITY...Less than one mile at times this morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one mile. Inexperienced mariners...
especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid
navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

ANZ650-222315-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0015.180223T0000Z-180223T1500Z/
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
1003 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 10 AM EST FRIDAY...

* Wind: Northeast 15 to 25 kt into Friday morning.

* Seas: 4 to 6 feet

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means wind speeds of 25 to 33 knots and/or
seas of 5 feet or greater over the coastal 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.

&&

$$


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