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Gale Warning


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
328 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

ANZ630-631-250330-
/O.UPG.KAKQ.SC.Y.0048.000000T0000Z-170425T2200Z/
/O.EXB.KAKQ.GL.W.0011.170424T1928Z-170425T1700Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
328 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

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

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CRAFT ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...BECOMING EAST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT LATE
  TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* WAVES...3 TO 4 FEET.

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.

&&

$$


Coastal Flood Advisory


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
209 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

MDZ017-250215-
/O.EXT.KLWX.CF.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-170425T0800Z/
ST. MARYS-
209 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT TUESDAY...

* LOCATION...SAINT MARYS COUNTY SHORELINE.

* TIDAL DEPARTURE...AROUND 1 TO 1.5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL.

* TIMING...AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDES THIS AFTERNOON AND LATE
  TONIGHT, WHICH WILL OCCUR AT 12:24 PM AND 12:49 AM.

* IMPACTS...WATER IS EXPECTED TO GO OVER A PORTION OF THE
  BULKHEAD NEAR THE STRAITS POINT BRIDGE, AND ALSO COVER YARDS
  IN THE SAINT GEORGES CREEK AND SAINT MARYS RIVER AREAS. MINOR
  SHORELINE INUNDATION IS POSSIBLE ELSEWHERE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

&&

FORECAST TIDES ARE REFERENCED TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER
(MLLW) AND MEAN HIGHER HIGH WATER (MHHW) UNLESS
OTHERWISE NOTED. TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDE IS
APPROXIMATE TO NEAREST HOUR. TOTAL TIDE COMBINES THE
NORMAL TIDE AND DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL. FLOOD IMPACT
IS BASED ON THE TOTAL TIDE AND WAVES WHERE APPLICABLE.

STRAITS POINT MD
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.7 FT, MODERATE 3.5 FT, MAJOR 5.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.1 FT, MODERATE 1.9 FT, MAJOR 3.4 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 24/01 PM     2.9        1.3        1.3       1.0     MINOR
 25/01 AM     3.0        1.4        1.3       1.0     MINOR
 25/02 PM     3.3        1.7        1.7       1.0     MINOR
 26/02 AM     3.3        1.7        1.5       1.0     MINOR
 26/03 PM     2.8        1.2        1.2       0.5     MINOR
 27/03 AM     3.0        1.4        1.1       0.5     MINOR

$$

$$


High Surf Advisory


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1249 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

MDZ025-VAZ099-100-250100-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SU.Y.0007.170425T1000Z-170425T2000Z/
MARYLAND BEACHES-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON-
1249 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 4 PM EDT TUESDAY...

* LOCATION: MARYLAND AND THE LOWER VIRGINIA EASTERN SHORE BEACHES.

* TIMING: TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SHORELINE IMPACTS: BREAKING WAVES WILL RESULT IN BEACH EROSION WITH ONLY
  MINOR DAMAGE POSSIBLE TO DUNE STRUCTURES.

* SURF AND RIP CURRENT RISK: LARGE BREAKING WAVES OF 8 TO 9 FEET WILL RESULT IN
  DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS. DO NOT ENTER OR APPROACH THE WATER DUE TO THE RISK
  OF BEING SWEPT AWAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY
AREA...PRODUCING LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
328 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

ANZ635>637-250330-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.SC.Y.0046.000000T0000Z-170425T2000Z/
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT-YORK RIVER-
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
328 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

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

* WINDS...EAST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.

* WAVES...1 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
132 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

ANZ532-533-537-541-542-250145-
/O.EXT.KLWX.SC.Y.0087.000000T0000Z-170426T0800Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
132 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WINDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT
OR OCCURRING. BOATERS OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
132 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

ANZ535-250145-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0085.000000T0000Z-170425T2200Z/
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD MD-
132 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT
TUESDAY...

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WINDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT
OR OCCURRING. BOATERS OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
132 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

ANZ530-531-534-538>540-250145-
/O.EXT.KLWX.SC.Y.0085.000000T0000Z-170426T0800Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-EASTERN BAY-
132 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WINDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT
OR OCCURRING. BOATERS OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
132 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

ANZ543-250145-
/O.EXT.KLWX.SC.Y.0086.000000T0000Z-170426T0800Z/
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
ISLAND-
132 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WINDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT
OR OCCURRING. BOATERS OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
132 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

ANZ536-250145-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0087.000000T0000Z-170425T2200Z/
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD-
132 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT
TUESDAY...

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WINDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT
OR OCCURRING. BOATERS OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
329 PM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

MDZ025-VAZ099-100-250330-
/O.CON.KAKQ.WI.Y.0007.170425T1100Z-170425T1700Z/
Maryland Beaches-Accomack-Northampton-
Including the cities of Ocean City, Chincoteague, Wallops Island,
Melfa, Exmore, Cape Charles, Cheapside, Fishermans Island,
Kiptopeke, Kiptopeke State Park, and Plantation
329 PM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 1 PM EDT
TUESDAY...

* AREAS AFFECTED: Portions of the Lower Eastern Shore near the
  Atlantic coast.

* WINDS: East 25 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* TIMING: Tuesday morning through midday.

* IMPACTS: Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
  lines. Scattered power outages are possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast to be
31 to 39 mph or gusts will range between 46 and 57 mph.  Winds of
these magnitudes may cause minor property damage without extra
precautions. Motorists in high profile vehicles should use caution
until the winds subside.

&&

$$


Flood Watch


Flood Watch
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
241 PM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...Periods of rain, heavy at times into tonight...

.Slow moving storm system will track from the southern
Appalachians to the coastal Carolinas by Tuesday. This will
result in a prolonged periods of rain, which will be heavy at
times especially east of the Blue Ridge.

NCZ003>006-019-020-VAZ022>024-032>035-043>046-058-059-250245-
/O.EXT.KRNK.FA.A.0001.000000T0000Z-170425T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Surry-Stokes-Rockingham-Caswell-Wilkes-Yadkin-Roanoke-Botetourt-
Rockbridge-Patrick-Franklin-Bedford-Amherst-Henry-Pittsylvania-
Campbell-Appomattox-Halifax-Charlotte-
Including the cities of Dobson, Danbury, Eden, Yanceyville,
Wilkesboro, Yadkinville, Roanoke, Salem, Fincastle, Lexington,
Buena Vista, Stuart, Rocky Mount, Bedford, Amherst, Martinsville,
Danville, Lynchburg, Appomattox, South Boston, and Keysville
241 PM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Portions of North Carolina and Virginia, including the
  following areas, in North Carolina, Caswell, Rockingham,
  Stokes, Surry, Wilkes, and Yadkin. In Virginia, Amherst,
  Appomattox, Bedford, Botetourt, Campbell, Charlotte, Franklin,
  Halifax, Henry, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Roanoke, and
  Rockbridge.

* Through Tuesday morning

* Moderate to heavy rain will take place, with an additional 1 to
  2 inches of rain likely through tonight, in some cases this
  rain falling on-top of the 2 to 4 inches of rain that has
  already occurred. The heaviest rain thus far has fallen south of
  Roanoke along the Blue Ridge and into North Carolina. This
  particular region will be most susceptive to flooding.

* The duration and widespread nature of the heavy rainfall is
  expected to result in significant rises and potential flooding
  on area streams, with flooding also possible along some main
  stem rivers into Tuesday. Additionally, heavier short term
  rainfall rates associated with bands of heavy rain showers could
  result in localized flash flooding along small streams and in
  urban areas. Saturated ground may also result in downed trees
  and rock or mud slides. Water will likely inundate poor drainage
  areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
250 PM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

VAZ019-020-047-WVZ043-044-507-508-251900-
Alleghany VA-Bath-Buckingham-Summers-Monroe-Eastern Greenbrier-
Western Greenbrier-
250 PM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for central Virginia, west
central Virginia and southeast West Virginia.

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and tonight.

There is a low probability for widespread hazardous weather.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
250 PM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

NCZ003>006-019-020-VAZ022>024-032>035-043>046-058-059-251900-
Surry-Stokes-Rockingham-Caswell-Wilkes-Yadkin-Roanoke-Botetourt-
Rockbridge-Patrick-Franklin-Bedford-Amherst-Henry-Pittsylvania-
Campbell-Appomattox-Halifax-Charlotte-
250 PM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for north central North Carolina,
northwest North Carolina, central Virginia, south central Virginia,
southwest Virginia and west central Virginia.

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Flood Watch.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Flood Watch.

Flooding may continue along some of the main stem rivers Tuesday
and Wednesday, otherwise no hazardous weather is expected at this
time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

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