Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
427 AM EDT SAT JUL 29 2017

ANZ650-652-654-292200-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.GL.W.0012.170729T0827Z-170730T1000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT
20 NM-
427 AM EDT SAT JUL 29 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS: SOUTHEAST TO EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS THIS MORNING...BECOMING
  NE AND INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS
  LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT.

* SEAS: BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET TONIGHT.

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.

&&

$$

ANZ630-292200-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.SC.Y.0071.170729T0827Z-170730T2000Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
427 AM EDT SAT JUL 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST TO WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY THIS
  MORNING...BECOMING N AND INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON.

* WAVES: BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET THIS AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS AND/OR
WAVES OF 4 FEET OR GREATER OVER THE CHESAPEAKE BAY 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.

&&

$$

ANZ631-632-292200-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.SC.Y.0071.170729T0827Z-170730T2200Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
427 AM EDT SAT JUL 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS THIS MORNING...BECOMING
  N AND INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS
  THIS AFTERNOON.

* WAVES: BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET BY THIS EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS AND/OR
WAVES OF 4 FEET OR GREATER OVER THE CHESAPEAKE BAY 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.

&&

$$

ANZ634-292200-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.SC.Y.0071.170729T0827Z-170731T0200Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING
THE CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
427 AM EDT SAT JUL 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS THIS MORNING...BECOMING N AND
  INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS LATE
  TODAY AND TONIGHT.

* WAVES: BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT. UP TO 5 FEET AT THE
  MOUTH OF THE BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS AND/OR
WAVES OF 4 FEET OR GREATER OVER THE CHESAPEAKE BAY 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.

&&

$$

ANZ635-636-292200-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.SC.Y.0071.170729T0827Z-170730T2000Z/
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-YORK RIVER-
427 AM EDT SAT JUL 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS THIS MORNING...BECOMING N AND
  INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS THIS
  AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS OR
GREATER OVER THE EASTERN VIRGINIA RIVERS 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.

&&

$$

ANZ637-638-292200-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.SC.Y.0071.170729T0827Z-170730T2200Z/
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-
TUNNEL-
427 AM EDT SAT JUL 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS THIS MORNING...BECOMING N AND
  INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS LATE
  TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS OR
GREATER OVER THE EASTERN VIRGINIA RIVERS 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.

&&

$$

ANZ656-292200-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.SC.Y.0071.170729T0827Z-170731T0400Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
427 AM EDT SAT JUL 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT SUNDAY
NIGHT...

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS THIS MORNING...BECOMING N AND
  INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS LATE
  TODAY AND TONIGHT.

* SEAS: BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT.

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.

&&

$$

ANZ633-292200-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.SC.Y.0071.170729T2300Z-170731T0400Z/
CURRITUCK SOUND-
427 AM EDT SAT JUL 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT EDT SUNDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS THIS MORNING...BECOMING N 15 TO
  20 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH
  GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS OR
GREATER 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.

&&

$$

ANZ658-292200-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.SC.Y.0071.170729T2300Z-170731T0400Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
20 NM-
427 AM EDT SAT JUL 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT EDT SUNDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS THIS MORNING...BECOMING N 15 TO
  20 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH
  GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS TONIGHT.

* SEAS: BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT.

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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