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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
421 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

ANZ658-011630-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0105.000000T0000Z-141101T2000Z/
/O.EXT.KAKQ.GL.W.0021.141101T2000Z-141103T0300Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
TO 20 NM-
421 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON TO
10 PM EST SUNDAY...

THE GALE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON TO
10 PM EST SUNDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: NORTH AND INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
  45 KNOTS LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

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

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.

&&

$$

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