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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1014 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

ANZ630>632-634-010230-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0047.000000T0000Z-150401T1400Z/
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-
1014 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUST TO 25 KNOTS THIS
  AFTERNOON...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
  25 KNOTS TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* WAVES: 3 TO 4 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1014 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

ANZ635>638-010230-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0047.000000T0000Z-150401T1000Z/
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-
1014 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON...BECOMING
  NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KT TONIGHT.

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
1014 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

ANZ633-010230-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0047.000000T0000Z-150401T1100Z/
CURRITUCK SOUND-
1014 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON...BECOMING
  NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS TONIGHT.

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 BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1030 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

ANZ532>534-537-540>543-312230-
/O.CON.KLWX.GL.W.0015.150331T1500Z-150331T2200Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0068.150331T2200Z-150401T1000Z/
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 COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA-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-
1030 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

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

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

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

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 BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1030 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

ANZ530-531-535-536-538-539-312230-
/O.CON.KLWX.GL.W.0015.150331T1500Z-150331T2200Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0068.150331T2200Z-150401T0400Z/
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-
1030 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

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

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

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

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 NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
423 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...GUSTY WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS EXPECTED THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.A MODERATE SOUTHWESTERLY PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL DEVELOP THIS
AFTERNOON BETWEEN HIGH PRESSURE OFFSHORE AND A COLD FRONT
APPROACHING FROM THE NORTHWEST. SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL GUST TO
25 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING AHEAD OF THE COLD FRONT, WHICH
WILL BUILD SEAS TO 6 FEET FOR THE OUTER COASTAL WATERS. WINDS WILL
VEER NORTH BEHIND THE FRONT LATE TONIGHT. SEAS WILL REMAIN 4 TO 7
FEET WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE
SUBSIDING BELOW 6 FEET BY LATE AFTERNOON.

AMZ150-312130-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SC.Y.0049.150401T0900Z-150401T2100Z/
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
423 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 5 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 5 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT WEDNESDAY.

* SEAS...4 TO 6 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
423 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...GUSTY WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS EXPECTED THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.A MODERATE SOUTHWESTERLY PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL DEVELOP THIS
AFTERNOON BETWEEN HIGH PRESSURE OFFSHORE AND A COLD FRONT
APPROACHING FROM THE NORTHWEST. SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL GUST TO
25 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING AHEAD OF THE COLD FRONT, WHICH
WILL BUILD SEAS TO 6 FEET FOR THE OUTER COASTAL WATERS. WINDS WILL
VEER NORTH BEHIND THE FRONT LATE TONIGHT. SEAS WILL REMAIN 4 TO 7
FEET WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE
SUBSIDING BELOW 6 FEET BY LATE AFTERNOON.

AMZ152-154-312130-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SC.Y.0049.150331T2200Z-150401T2200Z/
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-
423 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM
EDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM EDT WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT THIS AFTERNOON
  AND EVENING, SHIFTING NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30
  KT LATE TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* SEAS...4 TO 7 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 MOUNT HOLLY NJ
344 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

ANZ452>455-312145-
/O.NEW.KPHI.SC.Y.0115.150331T0800Z-150401T1000Z/
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-
344 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT BECOMING
  NORTHWEST AT THE SAME SPEEDS TONIGHT.

* SEAS...3 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS OF 5 FEET OR GREATER ARE ANTICIPATED. WINDS AND SEAS
WITHIN THESE RANGES ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS
FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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