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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1258 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

ANZ630>632-634-261400-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.A.0001.150127T0000Z-150128T0000Z/
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-
1258 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

A GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING.

* WINDS: NORTH TO NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35
  KNOTS.

* WAVES: 4 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1258 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

ANZ654-656-658-261400-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.A.0001.150127T0000Z-150128T0300Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT
TO 20 NM-
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-
1258 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

A GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING.

* WINDS: NORTH TO NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35
  KNOTS.

* SEAS: 6 TO 9 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
844 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

AMZ374-260945-
/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0007.150126T0300Z-150126T1900Z/
/O.CON.KCHS.GL.A.0003.150126T1900Z-150127T1200Z/
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
844 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EST MONDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

* WINDS AND SEAS...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40
  KT LATE MONDAY INTO TUESDAY MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.

* IMPACTS...GALE FORCE WINDS AND HIGH SEAS CAN PRODUCE DANGEROUS
  CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY FOR SMALL CRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DURING A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

THE RISK FOR GALE FORCE WINDS HAS INCREASED. MARINERS SHOULD
CONSIDER ALTERING PLANS TO AVOID POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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