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URGENT - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1017 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

ANZ530-531-539-122330-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0232.000000T0000Z-171212T2100Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.GL.W.0031.171212T2100Z-171213T2300Z/
/O.EXB.KLWX.SC.Y.0233.171213T2300Z-171214T0500Z/
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island MD-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point MD-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
1017 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
6 PM EST WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT
EST WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has
issued a Small Craft Advisory, which is in effect from 6 PM
Wednesday to midnight EST Wednesday night.

* 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 WINDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT
OR OCCURRING. BOATERS 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 A PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSEL. RECREATIONAL BOATERS
SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1017 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

ANZ535-536-538-122330-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0232.171212T1700Z-171212T2100Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.GL.W.0031.171212T2100Z-171213T1100Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0233.171213T1100Z-171213T2300Z/
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head MD-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island MD-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
1017 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
6 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* 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 WINDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT
OR OCCURRING. BOATERS 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 A PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSEL. RECREATIONAL BOATERS
SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1017 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

ANZ532>534-537-540-541-543-122330-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0232.000000T0000Z-171212T2100Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.GL.W.0031.171212T2100Z-171213T2300Z/
/O.EXB.KLWX.SC.Y.0233.171213T2300Z-171214T1100Z/
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-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth
Island-
1017 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
6 PM EST WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM WEDNESDAY TO 6 AM EST
THURSDAY...

The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has
issued a Small Craft Advisory, which is in effect from 6 PM
Wednesday to 6 AM EST Thursday.

* 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 WINDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT
OR OCCURRING. BOATERS 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 A PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSEL. RECREATIONAL BOATERS
SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1017 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

ANZ542-122330-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0232.000000T0000Z-171212T2100Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.GL.W.0031.171212T2100Z-171213T1100Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0233.171213T1100Z-171213T2300Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.SC.Y.0234.171214T0500Z-171214T1100Z/
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
1017 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
6 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT WEDNESDAY NIGHT
TO 6 AM EST THURSDAY...

The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has
issued a Small Craft Advisory, which is in effect from midnight
Wednesday night to 6 AM EST Thursday.

* 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 WINDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT
OR OCCURRING. BOATERS 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 A PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSEL. RECREATIONAL BOATERS
SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
954 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

ANZ630>632-122300-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0022.000000T0000Z-171213T2100Z/
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-
954 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 25
  KNOTS...BECOMING WEST TO NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 40 KNOTS TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY.

* WAVES: 3 TO 5 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.

&&

$$

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