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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
1023 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019


ANZ654-191030-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0043.000000T0000Z-190420T0000Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0011.190420T0000Z-190420T0900Z/
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
1023 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT FRIDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM FRIDAY TO 5 AM EDT
SATURDAY...

* Wind: South 15 to 25 knots tonight, then 20 to 25 knots with
  gusts to 30 knots Friday. South winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts
  to 35 to 40 knots Friday night.

* Seas: 4 to 6 feet tonight, increasing to 7 to 10 feet Friday,
  continuing into Friday night.

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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means wind speeds of 25 to 33 knots and/or
seas of 5 feet or greater over the coastal waters 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
1023 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019


ANZ656-658-191030-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0043.000000T0000Z-190420T0000Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0011.190420T0000Z-190420T0900Z/
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-
1023 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT FRIDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM FRIDAY TO 5 AM EDT
SATURDAY...

* Wind: South 15 to 25 knots tonight, then 20 to 25 knots with
  gusts to 30 knots Friday. South winds 25 to 30 knots with
  gusts to 35 to 40 knots Friday night.

* Seas: 4 to 5 feet tonight, increasing to 7 to 9 feet Friday,
  continuing into Friday night..

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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means wind speeds of 25 to 33 knots and/or
seas of 5 feet or greater over the coastal waters 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
1023 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019


ANZ633-191030-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.SC.Y.0043.190419T0223Z-190420T0000Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0011.190420T0000Z-190420T0800Z/
Currituck Sound-
1023 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT FRIDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM FRIDAY TO 4 AM EDT
SATURDAY...

* Wind: South winds 15 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
  Friday, increasing to 25 to 30 kts with gusts 35 to 40 knots
  Friday night.

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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means wind speeds of 18 to 33 knots over
the Currituck Sound 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.

&&

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1046 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

West central North Atlantic continental shelf and slope waters
beyond 20 nm to 250 nm offshore, including south of Georges Bank
from 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore.

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

ANZ820-200245-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 FM-
1046 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 9 to 16 ft. Areas of fog with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 11 to 19 ft. Rain with
VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 10 to 17 ft.
.SUN...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...Winds increasing to W to NW 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 4
to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7
ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1046 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

West central North Atlantic continental shelf and slope waters
beyond 20 nm to 250 nm offshore, including south of Georges Bank
from 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore.

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

ANZ825-200245-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-
1046 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 11
to 19 ft. Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...S winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft. Rain.
Scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 13
ft.
.SUN...SW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to
10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to
8 ft.
.MON...W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
314 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

...GALE TO STORM FORCE WINDS FOR COASTAL WATERS AND SOUNDS
FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY MORNING...

.Southerly flow will increase to Gale Force Friday afternoon into
Saturday morning ahead of a strong cold front. Winds are expected
to gust to Storm Force over the central waters Friday night when
the strongest winds are forecast to occur. Winds will begin to
diminish Saturday behind the cold front but will will still remain
gusty through the weekend. Dangerous seas in excess of 15 feet
are expected Friday night into early Saturday morning. Seas are
then forecast to slowly subside Saturday afternoon but will remain
elevated through Sunday.

AMZ150-190845-
/O.UPG.KMHX.GL.A.0008.190420T0000Z-190420T0900Z/
/O.NEW.KMHX.GL.W.0012.190420T0000Z-190420T1000Z/
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
314 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM FRIDAY TO 6 AM EDT SATURDAY...

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City has issued
a Gale Warning, which is in effect from 8 PM Friday to 6 AM EDT
Saturday. The Gale Watch is no longer in effect.

* WINDS...South 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt.

* SEAS...8 to 13 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
314 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

...GALE TO STORM FORCE WINDS FOR COASTAL WATERS AND SOUNDS
FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY MORNING...

.Southerly flow will increase to Gale Force Friday afternoon into
Saturday morning ahead of a strong cold front. Winds are expected
to gust to Storm Force over the central waters Friday night when
the strongest winds are forecast to occur. Winds will begin to
diminish Saturday behind the cold front but will will still remain
gusty through the weekend. Dangerous seas in excess of 15 feet
are expected Friday night into early Saturday morning. Seas are
then forecast to slowly subside Saturday afternoon but will remain
elevated through Sunday.

AMZ131-230-231-190845-
/O.UPG.KMHX.GL.A.0008.190420T0000Z-190420T0900Z/
/O.NEW.KMHX.GL.W.0012.190420T0000Z-190420T0900Z/
Alligator River-Albemarle Sound-Croatan and Roanoke Sounds-
314 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM FRIDAY TO 5 AM EDT SATURDAY...

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City has issued
a Gale Warning, which is in effect from 8 PM Friday to 5 AM EDT
Saturday. The Gale Watch is no longer in effect.

* WINDS...South 20 to 30 kt with frequent gusts up to 40 kt.

* WAVES...2 to 3 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. 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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