weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

Gale Warning


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
401 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

ANZ452>455-232200-
/O.CON.KPHI.GL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-141023T2200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE EGG INLET TO GREAT EGG INLET NJ OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM GREAT EGG INLET TO CAPE MAY NJ OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE MAY NJ TO CAPE HENLOPEN DE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE HENLOPEN TO FENWICK ISLAND DE OUT 20 NM-
401 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...THE COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE EGG INLET... NEW
  JERSEY TO FENWICK ISLAND... DELAWARE.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.

* SEAS...7 TO 10 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS THAT WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND A PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSEL. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
320 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

ANZ533-534-537-541-543-231530-
/O.CON.KLWX.GL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-141023T2200Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.SC.Y.0192.141023T2200Z-141024T2200Z/
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-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
ISLAND-
320 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM
EDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM EDT FRIDAY.

* WINDS...34 TO 47 KNOTS WITHIN THE GALE WARNING.

* WINDS...18 TO 33 KNOTS WITHIN THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1118 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

ANZ634-231130-
/O.UPG.KAKQ.SC.Y.0101.000000T0000Z-141024T0000Z/
/O.EXA.KAKQ.GL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-141023T1700Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
1118 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THURSDAY. THE SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

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

* WAVES: 4 TO 6 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1118 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

ANZ650-652-654-231130-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-141023T2100Z/
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-
1118 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THURSDAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THURSDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS
  LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT. GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS ARE
  EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* SEAS: 7 TO 12 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1118 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

ANZ656-658-231130-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-141023T1700Z/
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-
1118 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THURSDAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THURSDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS
  LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT. GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS ARE
  EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* SEAS: 5 TO 8 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.

&&

$$

ANZ830-240300-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1047 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ828-240300-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1047 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ825-240300-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1047 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW 30 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.THU...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

ANZ820-240300-
HUDSON CANYON TO BALTIMORE CANYON TO 1000 FM-
1047 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. WIDESPREAD
RAIN.
.THU...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 13 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 7
TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

$$


Coastal Flood Advisory


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1050 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

MDZ024-025-231100-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.CF.Y.0032.141023T0900Z-141023T1500Z/
INLAND WORCESTER-MARYLAND BEACHES-
1050 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 11 AM EDT
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 11 AM EDT
THURSDAY.

* LOCATION...WORCESTER COUNTY...MAINLY ALONG THE SHORELINES OF
  ASSAWOMAN AND CHINCOTEAGUE BAYS AND ADJACENT OCEAN INLETS.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE WITHIN 1 TO 2 HOURS
  ON EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE THURSDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...TIDAL DEPARTURES WILL AVERAGE AROUND 1.5 FT ABOVE
  NORMAL DURING HIGH TIDE THURSDAY MORNING. AT OCEAN CITY...HIGH
  TIDE OCCURS AT 738 AM EDT THURSDAY MORNING. A PEAK WATER LEVEL
  OF AROUND 4.2 FEET MLLW IS EXPECTED. MINOR FLOODING BEGINS AT
  4.0 FEET MLLW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS...TIDES AND
/ OR WAVE ACTION WILL COMBINE TO CREATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS
ALONG THE SHORE...AND NEAR TIDAL RIVERS AND CREEKS. BE PREPARED
FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF ROAD CLOSURES AND MINOR FLOODING OF
PROPERTIES. IF TRAVEL IS NECESSARY...DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE
THROUGH WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH.

&&

&&

ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.
FLOOD CATEGORY BASED ON TOTAL TIDE.

OCEAN CITY INLET MD
MINOR 4.0 FT, MODERATE 5.0 FT, SEVERE 6.0 FT

                TOTAL    ASTRO
    DAY/TIME     TIDE     TIDE    SURGE    WAVES      FLOOD
                 /FT/     /FT/     /FT/     /FT/    CATEGORY
   ----------  -------   ------- -------  -------  ----------
    22/08 PM     3.9      2.3      1.6       5       MINOR
    23/08 AM     4.2      2.6      1.6       4       MINOR
    23/08 PM     3.3      2.2      1.1       4        NONE
    24/08 AM     3.3      2.6      0.8       3        NONE
    24/09 PM     2.8      2.2      0.6       2        NONE
    25/10 AM     3.2      2.7      0.6       2        NONE

$$

05


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
339 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS CONTINUE ALONG THE
NORTH CAROLINA COAST...

.A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN DEEP LOW PRESSURE OFF THE MID
ATLANTIC COAST AND HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING TO THE WEST WILL KEEP
WINDS TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS OVER THE SOUNDS AND NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
COASTAL WATERS TODAY. WINDS WILL SUBSIDE BELOW SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY CRITERIA FOR THE ALBEMARLE AND PAMLICO SOUNDS AND SOUTH
OF OCRACOKE LATER THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS AND SEAS WILL SUBSIDE
BELOW SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LEVELS FOR THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN
COASTAL WATERS ON FRIDAY.

AMZ150-152-154-232100-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0090.000000T0000Z-141024T1900Z/
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
339 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KT.

* SEAS...7 TO 10 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS OF 6 FT OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
339 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS CONTINUE ALONG THE
NORTH CAROLINA COAST...

.A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN DEEP LOW PRESSURE OFF THE MID
ATLANTIC COAST AND HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING TO THE WEST WILL KEEP
WINDS TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS OVER THE SOUNDS AND NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
COASTAL WATERS TODAY. WINDS WILL SUBSIDE BELOW SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY CRITERIA FOR THE ALBEMARLE AND PAMLICO SOUNDS AND SOUTH
OF OCRACOKE LATER THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS AND SEAS WILL SUBSIDE
BELOW SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LEVELS FOR THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN
COASTAL WATERS ON FRIDAY.

AMZ130-131-135-232100-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0090.000000T0000Z-141023T2200Z/
ALBEMARLE SOUND-ALLIGATOR RIVER-PAMLICO SOUND-
339 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT.

* SEAS...1 TO 3 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS OF 6 FT OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
320 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

ANZ530-531-535-536-538>540-542-231530-
/O.EXT.KLWX.SC.Y.0191.000000T0000Z-141024T0400Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.SC.Y.0192.141024T1300Z-141024T2200Z/
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-EASTERN BAY-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
320 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 6 PM EDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO
6 PM EDT FRIDAY.

* WINDS...18 TO 33 KNOTS WITHIN THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
320 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

ANZ533-534-537-541-543-231530-
/O.CON.KLWX.GL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-141023T2200Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.SC.Y.0192.141023T2200Z-141024T2200Z/
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-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
ISLAND-
320 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM
EDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM EDT FRIDAY.

* WINDS...34 TO 47 KNOTS WITHIN THE GALE WARNING.

* WINDS...18 TO 33 KNOTS WITHIN THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1118 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

ANZ635>638-231130-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0101.000000T0000Z-141024T0900Z/
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-
1118 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT FRIDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT FRIDAY.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 18 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1118 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

ANZ633-231130-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0101.000000T0000Z-141024T0000Z/
CURRITUCK SOUND-
1118 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT
THURSDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THURSDAY.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 18 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.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1118 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

ANZ630>632-231130-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0101.000000T0000Z-141024T0000Z/
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-
1118 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT
THURSDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THURSDAY.

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

* WAVES: 3 TO 5 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS AND/OR
WAVES OF 4 FEET OR GREATER OVER THE CHESAPEAKE BAY 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.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
358 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

ANZ431-450>455-240800-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SANDY HOOK TO MANASQUAN INLET NJ OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MANASQUAN INLET TO LITTLE EGG INLET NJ OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE EGG INLET TO GREAT EGG INLET NJ OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM GREAT EGG INLET TO CAPE MAY NJ OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE MAY NJ TO CAPE HENLOPEN DE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE HENLOPEN TO FENWICK ISLAND DE OUT 20 NM-
358 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS AND
DELAWARE BAY WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   GALE WARNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1200 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

ANZ530>543-DCZ001-MDZ006-007-011-013-014-016>018-VAZ052>057-
231000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD-
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 KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-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-DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-HARFORD-
SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-
CALVERT-PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
KING GEORGE-
1200 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE MARYLAND PORTION OF THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY...TIDAL POTOMAC RIVER...AND ADJACENT COUNTIES IN
CENTRAL MARYLAND AND NORTHERN VIRGINIA AS WELL AS THE DISTRICT OF
COLUMBIA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A GALE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE MID CHESAPEAKE BAY AND LOWER
TIDAL POTOMAC. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE
NORTHERN CHESAPEAKE BAY...MIDDLE AND UPPER TIDAL POTOMAC RIVER...
TIDAL PATUXENT RIVER...AND BALTIMORE HARBOR.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE GALE WARNING AND SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONTINUE THROUGH
THURSDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS ANTICIPATED THURSDAY NIGHT
INTO FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1057 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

MDZ024-025-240300-
INLAND WORCESTER-MARYLAND BEACHES-
1057 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 11 AM EDT
THURSDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE LOWER EASTERN SHORE OF
MARYLAND.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: June 2, 2009
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE