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Small Craft Advisory For Hazardous Seas


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
1156 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

...DENSE FOG FOR EASTERN WATERS INTO THIS AFTERNOON...
...ROUGH SEAS TO CONTINUE ON THE OCEAN WATERS...

ANZ353-355-262000-
/O.CON.KOKX.SW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-170428T1000Z/
FIRE ISLAND INLET NY TO MORICHES INLET NY OUT 20 NM-
SANDY HOOK NJ TO FIRE ISLAND INLET NY OUT 20 NM-
1156 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 6 AM EDT FRIDAY...

* SEAS...6 TO 9 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT SEAS OF 5 FT
OR HIGHER ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING...AND HAZARDOUS TO SMALL
CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELLS
CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS
NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS
THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED. REMEMBER THAT BREAKING WAVES CAN
EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
1156 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

...DENSE FOG FOR EASTERN WATERS INTO THIS AFTERNOON...
...ROUGH SEAS TO CONTINUE ON THE OCEAN WATERS...

ANZ350-262000-
/O.EXT.KOKX.MF.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-170426T2000Z/
/O.CON.KOKX.SW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-170428T1000Z/
MORICHES INLET NY TO MONTAUK POINT NY OUT 20 NM-
1156 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 6 AM EDT FRIDAY...

* SEAS...7 TO 10 FEET.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN 1 NM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT SEAS OF 5 FT
OR HIGHER ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING...AND HAZARDOUS TO SMALL
CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELLS
CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS
NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS
THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED. REMEMBER THAT BREAKING WAVES CAN
EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
404 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

ANZ450>455-262115-
/O.CAN.KPHI.SC.Y.0045.000000T0000Z-170427T1000Z/
/O.NEW.KPHI.SW.Y.0004.170426T0804Z-170428T1000Z/
/O.CON.KPHI.MF.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-170426T1600Z/
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-
404 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM
EDT FRIDAY...
...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM
EDT FRIDAY.

* SEAS...6 TO 10 FEET.

* VISIBILITY...FREQUENTLY 0.5 TO 1 NM WITH OCCASIONAL REDUCTIONS
  T0 0.25 NM OR LESS IN SPOTS.

* TIMING...SEAS WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE TODAY AND TONIGHT AND
  REMAIN NEAR 5 FT THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT. FOG MAY REMAIN
  OVER THE WATERS FOR MUCH OF TODAY BUT VISIBILITIES IN THE DENSE
  FOG SHOULD IMPROVE LATE THIS MORNING.

* OUTLOOK...SEAS WILL LIKELY REMAIN ABOVE 5 FT INTO THE DAY
  FRIDAY. DENSE FOG COULD POTENTIALLY REDEVELOP TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$

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