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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
928 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

ANZ630>632-634-201030-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-190121T1200Z/
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
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-
928 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST MONDAY...

* Wind: Southeast to South 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
  tonight. Northwest 25 to 35 knots with gusts to 40 to 45 knots
  Sunday afternoon through Monday morning. These winds will
  result in freezing spray to occur Sunday night and Monday
  morning.

* Waves: 2 to 4 feet Saturday night, then 4 to 6 feet Sunday
  into Sunday 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
928 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

ANZ650-652-654-656-658-201030-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-190121T1500Z/
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-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-
928 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST MONDAY...

* Wind: Southeast to South 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
  tonight. Northwest 25 to 35 knots with gusts to 40 to 45 knots
  Sunday afternoon through Monday morning. These winds will
  result in freezing spray to occur Sunday night and Monday
  morning.

* Seas: 5 to 7 feet Saturday night, then 6 to 9 feet Sunday into
  Sunday 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
928 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

ANZ633-201030-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-190121T1200Z/
Currituck Sound-
928 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST MONDAY...

* Wind: Southeast to South 15 to 25 knots tonight. Northwest 25
  to 30 knots with gusts to 35 to 40 knots Sunday afternoon
  through Monday morning. These winds will result in freezing
  spray to occur Sunday night and Monday morning.

* Waves: 2 to 3 feet.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
928 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

ANZ635>637-201030-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-190121T0900Z/
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-York River-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
928 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST MONDAY...

* Wind: Southeast to South 15 to 25 knots tonight. Northwest 25
  to 30 knots with gusts to 35 to 40 knots Sunday afternoon
  through Sunday night. These winds will result in freezing
  spray to occur Sunday night and Monday morning.

* Waves: 2 to 3 feet.

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.

&&

$$

Butner

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
928 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

ANZ638-201030-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-190121T1200Z/
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
928 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST MONDAY...

* Wind: Southeast to South 15 to 25 knots tonight. Northwest 25
  to 30 knots with gusts to 35 to 40 knots Sunday afternoon
  through Monday morning. These winds will result in freezing
  spray to occur Sunday night and Monday morning.

* Waves: 3 to 4 feet.

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.

&&

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
956 PM EST Sat Jan 19 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.

ANZ825-201430-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 nm offshore-
956 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 4 to 7 ft, building to 7 to 12 ft. Rain early, then showers
and a chance of TSTMs. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SUN...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 30 to 40 kt. Seas
becoming 9 to 16 ft. Rain and a chance of TSTMs. VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. Light
freezing spray.
.MON...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft. Light freezing
spray and chance of snow.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Winds becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt, then SW 10 to 20
kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas becoming 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt. Seas
10 to 17 ft.

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
956 PM EST Sat Jan 19 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.

ANZ830-201430-
Currituck Beach Light to Cape Hatteras to 100 nm offshore-
956 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 45 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft, building to 8 to 13 ft. Showers and scattered TSTMs.
.SUN...S to SW winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming W 30 to 40 kt. Seas
building to 10 to 17 ft. Showers and TSTMs.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. Chance of
rain.
.MON...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft. Chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N to NW 25 to 30 kt.
Seas 9 to 18 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 8 to 14 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SW
5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas building to 8 to 13 ft.
.THU...S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to
25 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
956 PM EST Sat Jan 19 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.

ANZ828-201430-
Cape Charles Light to Currituck Beach Light to 100 nm offshore-
956 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas
4 to 8 ft, building to 8 to 13 ft. Showers and scattered TSTMs.
.SUN...S to SW winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming W to NW 30 to 40 kt.
Seas becoming 10 to 17 ft. Showers and TSTMs, then rain.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. Light
freezing spray.
.MON...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. Light freezing
spray early.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 8 to 13 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Winds becoming S to SW 5 to 10 kt, then SW. Seas
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft.
.WED...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU...S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
10 to 19 ft.

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
956 PM EST Sat Jan 19 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.

ANZ820-201430-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 fm-
956 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming S 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 6 to 10 ft. Chance of rain early,
then scattered showers and TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming NW 30 to 40 kt. Seas
building to 10 to 17 ft. Rain and scattered TSTMs. VSBY 1 nm or
less.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. Light
freezing spray.
.MON...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. Chance of snow
early. Moderate freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 11 to 21 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas becoming 9 to 14 ft, then
subsiding to 6 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Winds becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt, then SW 10 to 20
kt. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 5 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.THU...S winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
10 to 16 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming NW 20 to 25 kt.
Seas 11 to 18 ft.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
811 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

...THE PASSAGE OF A STRONG COLD FRONT SUNDAY WILL PRODUCE
DANGEROUS MARINE CONDITIONS TONIGHT INTO MONDAY...

.South to southwest winds will increase quickly ahead of an
approaching cold front this evening and overnight. Gale force
winds are possible across the coastal waters and Pamlico Sound
beginning Sunday morning, with Small Craft Advisory conditions
likely across most of the other marine areas. The cold front will
cross the waters during the day Sunday, with strong northwest
winds developing behind it. Conditions are not expected to begin
to significantly improve until midday Monday into Monday night.

AMZ152-154-201200-
/O.CON.KMHX.GL.W.0003.190120T0900Z-190121T1800Z/
S of Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras NC out 20 nm-
S of Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Inlet NC out 20 nm
including the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary-
811 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SUNDAY TO 1 PM EST
MONDAY...

* WINDS...Northwest 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt.

* SEAS...7 to 12 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
811 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

...THE PASSAGE OF A STRONG COLD FRONT SUNDAY WILL PRODUCE
DANGEROUS MARINE CONDITIONS TONIGHT INTO MONDAY...

.South to southwest winds will increase quickly ahead of an
approaching cold front this evening and overnight. Gale force
winds are possible across the coastal waters and Pamlico Sound
beginning Sunday morning, with Small Craft Advisory conditions
likely across most of the other marine areas. The cold front will
cross the waters during the day Sunday, with strong northwest
winds developing behind it. Conditions are not expected to begin
to significantly improve until midday Monday into Monday night.

AMZ150-201200-
/O.CON.KMHX.GL.W.0003.190120T1800Z-190121T1800Z/
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
811 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SUNDAY TO 1 PM EST
MONDAY...

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

* SEAS...6 to 9 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 Baltimore MD/Washington DC
735 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

ANZ532>534-537-540>543-200845-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-190120T1100Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.GL.W.0003.190120T1100Z-190120T2300Z/
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach MD-
Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point MD-
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point MD to Smith Point VA-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island MD to Smith Point VA-Eastern Bay-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth
Island-
735 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...18 to 33 knots within the Small Craft Advisory.

* WINDS...34 to 47 knots within the Gale Warning.

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 a properly equipped vessel. Recreational boaters
should seek safe harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

A Small Craft Advisory means winds of 18 to 33 knots are imminent
or occurring. Boaters operating smaller vessels should avoid
navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
735 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

ANZ530-531-535-538-539-200845-
/O.CON.KLWX.GL.W.0003.190120T1100Z-190120T2300Z/
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island MD-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point MD-
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head MD-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
735 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...34 to 47 knots within the Gale Warning.

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 a properly equipped vessel. Recreational boaters
should seek safe harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
735 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

ANZ536-200845-
/O.EXA.KLWX.SC.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-190120T1100Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.GL.W.0003.190120T1100Z-190120T2300Z/
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island MD-
735 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EST SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has
issued a Small Craft Advisory, which is in effect until 6 AM EST
Sunday.

* WINDS...18 to 33 knots within the Small Craft Advisory.

* WINDS...34 to 47 knots within the Gale Warning.

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 a properly equipped vessel. Recreational boaters
should seek safe harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

A Small Craft Advisory means winds of 18 to 33 knots are imminent
or occurring. Boaters operating smaller vessels should avoid
navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
356 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

ANZ450>455-201000-
/O.EXT.KPHI.GL.W.0002.190120T1300Z-190121T2300Z/
/O.NEW.KPHI.UP.Y.0001.190121T0600Z-190121T2300Z/
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-
356 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM SUNDAY TO 6 PM EST
MONDAY...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 6 PM EST
MONDAY...

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Freezing
Spray Advisory, which is in effect from 1 AM to 6 PM EST Monday.

* WINDS AND SEAS...An abrupt wind shift from southeast and south
  to northwesterly during Sunday at 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to
  40 kt. Seas 6 to 9 feet.

* FREEZING SPRAY...Widespread light to moderate rates of ice
  accretion is expected later Sunday night through Monday.

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.

A Freezing Spray Advisory means that moderate accumulation of ice
is expected on vessels. Operating a vessel in freezing spray can
be hazardous. It is recommended that vessels be prepared to take
appropriate counter measures before putting to sea or enter the
advisory area.

Mariners are urged to ensure their life saving equipment remains
free of ice and that their fire fighting capabilities are not
impacted due to adverse weather conditions.

&&

$$

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