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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
402 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

ANZ630-631-291715-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.SC.Y.0017.150130T0300Z-150130T1500Z/
/O.NEW.KAKQ.GL.W.0004.150130T1500Z-150131T0500Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
402 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM EST FRIDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO MIDNIGHT EST
FRIDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO MIDNIGHT EST
FRIDAY NIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM EST FRIDAY.

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

* WAVES: 4 TO 5 FEET.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
402 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

ANZ658-291715-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.SC.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-150129T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KAKQ.GL.W.0004.150130T1800Z-150131T0500Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
TO 20 NM-
402 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS
MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM FRIDAY TO MIDNIGHT EST FRIDAY
NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM FRIDAY TO MIDNIGHT EST
FRIDAY NIGHT. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
7 AM EST THIS MORNING.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 25 KNOTS.

* SEAS: 4 TO 5 FEET THIS MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET...THEN
  BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET BY FRIDAY NIGHT.

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
402 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

ANZ650-652-291715-
/O.CAN.KAKQ.SC.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-150129T0900Z/
/O.NEW.KAKQ.SC.Y.0017.150130T0300Z-150130T1500Z/
/O.NEW.KAKQ.GL.W.0004.150130T1500Z-150131T1100Z/
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-
402 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM EST FRIDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO 6 AM EST
SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO 6 AM EST
SATURDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM EST
FRIDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE TONIGHT...BECOMING
  NORTHWEST AND INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 45
  KNOTS FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT.

* SEAS: 4 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET BY FRIDAY
  NIGHT.


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
402 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

ANZ633-291715-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.SC.Y.0017.150130T1500Z-150131T1100Z/
CURRITUCK SOUND-
402 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO 6 AM EST
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO 6 AM EST
SATURDAY.

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

* WAVES: 2 TO 3 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 20 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
402 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

ANZ637-291715-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.SC.Y.0017.150130T1500Z-150131T1100Z/
JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE-
402 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO 6 AM EST
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO 6 AM EST
SATURDAY.

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

* WAVES: 2 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 MOUNT HOLLY NJ
418 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

ANZ450>455-292230-
/O.NEW.KPHI.SC.Y.0010.150130T0400Z-150130T1100Z/
/O.NEW.KPHI.GL.W.0005.150130T1100Z-150131T1100Z/
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-
418 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM
EST FRIDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM FRIDAY TO 6 AM EST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM FRIDAY TO 6 AM EST
SATURDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM EST
FRIDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT LATE
  TONIGHT. NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT FRIDAY
  AND FRIDAY NIGHT.

* SEAS...3 TO 5 FEET LATE TONIGHT, BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET FRIDAY
  AND FRIDAY NIGHT.

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 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
343 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GUSTY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS WILL REDEVELOP TONIGHT AND CONTINUE
THROUGH SATURDAY...

.HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING OVER THE WATERS TODAY WILL PRODUCE A BRIEF
DIMINISHMENT IN WINDS AND SUBSIDING SEAS. A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE AREA TONIGHT AND CROSS THE WATERS FRIDAY MORNING
LEADING TO GUSTY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS. AHEAD OF THE FRONT 15 TO 25
KNOT WINDS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT SOUTH OF OREGON INLET AND ACROSS
THE PAMLICO SOUND. EVEN STRONGER WINDS OUT OF THE NORTHWEST AT 20
TO 30 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS ARE EXPECTED ALL WATERS BEHIND THE
FRONT BEGINNING FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

AMZ150-291200-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-150129T1200Z/
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
343 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

* WINDS...NORTH AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.

* 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
343 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GUSTY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS WILL REDEVELOP TONIGHT AND CONTINUE
THROUGH SATURDAY...

.HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING OVER THE WATERS TODAY WILL PRODUCE A BRIEF
DIMINISHMENT IN WINDS AND SUBSIDING SEAS. A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE AREA TONIGHT AND CROSS THE WATERS FRIDAY MORNING
LEADING TO GUSTY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS. AHEAD OF THE FRONT 15 TO 25
KNOT WINDS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT SOUTH OF OREGON INLET AND ACROSS
THE PAMLICO SOUND. EVEN STRONGER WINDS OUT OF THE NORTHWEST AT 20
TO 30 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS ARE EXPECTED ALL WATERS BEHIND THE
FRONT BEGINNING FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

AMZ152-154-292100-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-150201T0300Z/
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-
343 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST SATURDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 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 BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
337 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

ANZ535-536-291645-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0024.150129T1800Z-150129T2300Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.GL.W.0005.150130T1100Z-150130T2300Z/
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD-
337 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EST
FRIDAY.

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

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

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.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
337 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

ANZ530>534-537>543-291645-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0024.150129T1800Z-150130T1100Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.GL.W.0005.150130T1100Z-150130T2300Z/
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 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-
337 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 AM EST FRIDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EST
FRIDAY.

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

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

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.

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.

&&

$$

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