Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
353 PM EST Thu Nov 14 2019

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Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
353 PM EST Thu Nov 14 2019

...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IS CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a Storm
Watch, which is in effect from Friday evening through Sunday
morning. The Gale Watch has been cancelled.

* Wind: North to northeast 30 to 40 kt with gusts up to 50 kt.

* Seas: Building to 12 to 16 feet late Saturday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Storm Watch is issued when the risk of storm force winds of
48 to 63 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.

&&

$$

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Currituck Sound-
353 PM EST Thu Nov 14 2019

...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IS CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a Storm
Watch, which is in effect from Friday evening through Sunday
morning. The Gale Watch has been cancelled.

* Wind: North to northeast 30 to 40 kt with gusts 45 to 50 knots.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Storm Watch is issued when the risk of storm force winds of
48 to 63 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.

&&

$$

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Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
353 PM EST Thu Nov 14 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM FRIDAY TO 7 AM EST
SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a Small
Craft Advisory, which is in effect from 7 PM Friday to 7 AM EST
Sunday.

* Wind: North and northeast 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots.
  A few gusts to 35 knots are possible Saturday afternoon and evening.

* Waves: 3 to 5 feet.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means wind speeds of 20 to 33 knots and/or
waves of 4 feet or greater over the Chesapeake Bay 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.


&&

$$

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Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-York River-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
353 PM EST Thu Nov 14 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM FRIDAY TO 7 AM EST
SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a Small
Craft Advisory, which is in effect from 7 PM Friday to 7 AM EST
Sunday.

* Wind: North and northeast 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft advisory means wind speeds of 20 to 33 knots over
the rivers of Eastern Virginia 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.

Mariners should pay close attention to the marine forecast...and
consider wind and sea conditions in planning.

&&

$$

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Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
353 PM EST Thu Nov 14 2019

...GALE WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

* Wind: North to northeast 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt.

* Seas: Building to 12 to 16 feet late Saturday.

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.

&&

$$

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Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
353 PM EST Thu Nov 14 2019

...GALE WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

* Wind: North to northeast 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt.

* Waves: Building to 5 to 7 feet late Saturday and up to 9 feet
  at the mouth of the Bay.

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.

&&

$$

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James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
353 PM EST Thu Nov 14 2019

...GALE WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

* Wind: North to northeast 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt.

* Waves: 3 to 4 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.

&&

$$


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