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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
717 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

ANZ530>534-537-539>541-543-180730-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0175.140919T0600Z-140919T1600Z/
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-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-EASTERN BAY-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
ISLAND-
717 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO NOON 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 WAKEFIELD VA
702 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

ANZ656-180500-
/O.EXB.KAKQ.SC.Y.0088.000000T0000Z-140918T0500Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO
20 NM-
702 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT THURSDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS.

* SEAS: 4 TO 5 FEET...MAINLY SOUTH OF CHESAPEAKE LIGHT.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS AND/OR
SEAS OF 5 FEET OR GREATER OVER THE COASTAL WATERS 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
702 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

ANZ658-180500-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.SC.Y.0088.000000T0000Z-140918T0500Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
TO 20 NM-
702 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT THURSDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT
THURSDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS.

* SEAS: 4 TO 5 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS AND/OR
SEAS OF 5 FEET OR GREATER OVER THE COASTAL WATERS 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.

&&

$$

WRS

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
433 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

LHZ348-349-LMZ323-342-344>346-180445-
/O.CON.KAPX.SC.Y.0046.140918T0000Z-140918T1200Z/
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
433 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING
TO 8 AM EDT THURSDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING
TO 8 AM EDT THURSDAY.

* PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
  INFORMATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

$$


WEATHER.GOV/GAYLORD

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
352 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...INCREASED NORTHERLY FLOW TO DEVELOP OVER LAKE HURON TONIGHT...

.WINDS BECOME MORE SOUTHWESTERLY THIS AFTERNOON AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING COLD FRONT CURRENTLY DRAPED ACROSS THE NORTHERN GREAT
LAKES. THE FRONT WILL DROP THROUGH THE EASTERN LAKES TONIGHT AND
INTO THURSDAY MORNING VEERING FLOW TO NORTHEASTERLY WHILE INCREASING
THE WINDS WITH GUSTS APPROACHING 25 KNOTS TONIGHT. THE NORTHEAST
WIND DIRECTION WILL BRING INCREASED WAVE HEIGHTS INTO THE NEARSHORE
ZONES AROUND THE THUMB. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR
ALL NEARSHORE AREAS OF LAKE HURON INCLUDING SAGINAW BAY FOR BOTH
WINDS AND WAVES. THE ADVISORIES WILL BE IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING
INTO THE LATE MORNING HOURS ON THURSDAY. WINDS WILL EASE THURSDAY
NIGHT INTO FRIDAY BEFORE SOUTHERLY WINDS BEGIN TO RAMP UP AHEAD OF
THE NEXT SYSTEM LATE FRIDAY.

LHZ421-422-441>443-180815-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0026.140918T0200Z-140918T1400Z/
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
352 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 10 AM EDT THURSDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 21 KNOTS FROM THE NORTH WITH GUSTS UP
  TO 26 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 5
  FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 7 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 12 AM EDT
  THURSDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 3 AM EDT
  THURSDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 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
333 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...ELEVATED SEAS CONTINUE ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT...

.LONG PERIOD SWELL FROM DISTANT TROPICAL SYSTEM EDOUARD WILL KEEP
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT. SEAS WILL
GRADUALLY SUBSIDE LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

AMZ152-154-180900-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0081.000000T0000Z-140918T1200Z/
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-
333 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

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

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 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.

&&

$$

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