weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
949 AM EDT Mon May 16 2022

ANZ633-162200-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.SC.Y.0054.220516T2000Z-220517T0200Z/
Currituck Sound-
949 AM EDT Mon May 16 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt and
  waves 1 to 2 ft expected.

* WHERE...Currituck Sound.

* WHEN...From 4 PM this afternoon to 10 PM EDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
836 AM EDT Mon May 16 2022

ANZ530>532-535-536-538>540-542-162045-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0119.220516T1600Z-220517T0400Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0120.220517T1300Z-220518T0000Z/
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-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head MD-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island MD-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-Eastern Bay-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
836 AM EDT Mon May 16 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 8 PM EDT
TUESDAY...

* WHAT...For the first Small Craft Advisory, west winds 5 to 10
  kt with gusts up to 20 kt expected. For the second Small Craft
  Advisory, west winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt
  expected.

* WHERE...Tidal Potomac River from Key Bridge to Cobb Island MD,
  Chesapeake Bay north of North Beach MD, Chester River to
  Queenstown MD, Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor,
  Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD, and Eastern Bay.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, from noon today to
  midnight EDT tonight. For the Small Craft Advisory, from 9 AM
  to 8 PM EDT Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
836 AM EDT Mon May 16 2022

ANZ533-541-162045-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0119.220516T1600Z-220517T0600Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0120.220517T1300Z-220518T0000Z/
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point MD-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
836 AM EDT Mon May 16 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 2 AM
EDT TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 8 PM EDT
TUESDAY...

* WHAT...For the first Small Craft Advisory, west winds around
  10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt expected. For the second Small
  Craft Advisory, west winds around 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt
  expected.

* WHERE...Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank
  River and Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point MD.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, from noon today to 2 AM
  EDT Tuesday. For the Small Craft Advisory, from 9 AM to 8 PM
  EDT Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
836 AM EDT Mon May 16 2022

ANZ534-537-543-162045-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0119.220516T1600Z-220517T0600Z/
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point MD to Smith Point VA-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island MD to Smith Point VA-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth
Island-
836 AM EDT Mon May 16 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 2 AM
EDT TUESDAY...

* WHAT...West winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt expected.

* WHERE...Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding
  Bloodsworth Island, Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point MD to Smith
  Point VA and Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island MD to Smith Point
  VA.

* WHEN...From noon today to 2 AM EDT Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
505 AM EDT Mon May 16 2022

AMZ131-230-231-162115-
/O.EXB.KMHX.SC.Y.0047.220516T2000Z-220517T0200Z/
Alligator River-Albemarle Sound-Croatan and Roanoke Sounds-
505 AM EDT Mon May 16 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...South winds 15 to 25 knots and choppy waters expected.

* WHERE...Albemarle, Croatan, and Roanoke Sounds and the
  Alligator River.

* WHEN...From late this afternoon through early this evening.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
505 AM EDT Mon May 16 2022

AMZ150-162115-
/O.EXB.KMHX.SC.Y.0047.220516T2000Z-220517T0200Z/
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
505 AM EDT Mon May 16 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...South winds 15 to 25 kt expected.

* WHERE...The coastal waters from Duck to Oregon Inlet.

* WHEN...From late this afternoon through early this evening.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
505 AM EDT Mon May 16 2022

AMZ152-162115-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0047.220516T2000Z-220517T0200Z/
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
505 AM EDT Mon May 16 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots.

* WHERE...The coastal waters from Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras.

* WHEN...From late this afternoon through early this evening.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: June 2, 2009
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE