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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
309 AM EDT Tue Mar 31 2020

ANZ633-311515-
/O.UPG.KAKQ.GL.A.0010.200401T0600Z-200401T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KAKQ.GL.W.0010.200401T0200Z-200401T1800Z/
Currituck Sound-
309 AM EDT Tue Mar 31 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 2 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Northeast winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt and
  waves around 2 ft expected.

* WHERE...Currituck Sound.

* WHEN...From 10 PM this evening to 2 PM EDT Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous waves which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
309 AM EDT Tue Mar 31 2020

ANZ654-311515-
/O.UPG.KAKQ.SC.Y.0038.200331T2300Z-200401T2300Z/
/O.NEW.KAKQ.GL.W.0010.200401T0200Z-200401T1800Z/
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
309 AM EDT Tue Mar 31 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 2 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Northeast winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts of 35 to 40 kt
  and seas 7 to 10 ft expected.

* WHERE...Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles
  Light VA out 20 nm.

* WHEN...From 10 PM this evening to 2 PM EDT Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
309 AM EDT Tue Mar 31 2020

ANZ634-311515-
/O.UPG.KAKQ.SC.Y.0038.200401T0200Z-200401T2300Z/
/O.NEW.KAKQ.GL.W.0010.200401T0200Z-200401T1800Z/
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
309 AM EDT Tue Mar 31 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 2 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Northeast winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts of 35 to 40 kt
  and waves 4 to 6 ft expected.

* WHERE...Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA
  including the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel.

* WHEN...From 10 PM this evening to 2 PM EDT Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous waves which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
309 AM EDT Tue Mar 31 2020

ANZ656-311515-
/O.UPG.KAKQ.GL.A.0010.200401T0600Z-200401T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KAKQ.GL.W.0010.200401T0200Z-200401T1800Z/
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
309 AM EDT Tue Mar 31 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 2 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Northeast winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt and
  seas 6 to 11 ft expected.

* WHERE...Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
  North Carolina border out to 20 nm.

* WHEN...From 10 PM this evening to 2 PM EDT Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
309 AM EDT Tue Mar 31 2020

ANZ658-311515-
/O.UPG.KAKQ.GL.A.0010.200401T0600Z-200401T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KAKQ.GL.W.0010.200401T0200Z-200401T2000Z/
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
309 AM EDT Tue Mar 31 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Northeast winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt and
  seas 8 to 13 ft expected.

* WHERE...Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach
  Light NC out 20 nm.

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

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

&&

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1114 AM EDT Tue Mar 31 2020

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.

ANZ820-010215-
Hudson Canyon to Baltimore Canyon to 1000 FM-
1114 AM EDT Tue Mar 31 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NE 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 6 to 11 ft.
.WED...NE winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N. Seas building to 8 to 14
ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 12
ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming N 25 to 35 kt.
Seas building to 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas building to 11 to 18 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N to NE 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 12 to 19 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
becoming 10 to 18 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE. Seas subsiding
to 9 to 15 ft.

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1114 AM EDT Tue Mar 31 2020

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.

ANZ825-010215-
Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-
1114 AM EDT Tue Mar 31 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming E 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6
ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt, then becoming NE 25
to 35 kt. Seas becoming 4 to 8 ft, then building to 8 to 14 ft.
Rain.
.WED...N to NE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 10 to 17 ft.
Rain.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
subsiding to 9 to 15 ft.
.THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9 to 16 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 11 to 19
ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas subsiding to 9 to 16 ft.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
302 AM EDT Tue Mar 31 2020

AMZ152-154-311915-
/O.UPG.KMHX.GL.A.0010.200401T0500Z-200402T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KMHX.GL.W.0012.200401T0000Z-200402T0300Z/
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-
302 AM EDT Tue Mar 31 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...North winds 30 to 40 kt with gusts up to 50 kt and seas
  10 to 15 ft expected.

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

* WHEN...From 8 PM this evening to 11 PM EDT Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
302 AM EDT Tue Mar 31 2020

AMZ150-311915-
/O.UPG.KMHX.GL.A.0010.200401T0700Z-200401T2000Z/
/O.NEW.KMHX.GL.W.0012.200401T0600Z-200402T0000Z/
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
302 AM EDT Tue Mar 31 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 PM EDT WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...North winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt and seas
  9 to 14 ft expected.

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

* WHEN...From 2 AM to 8 PM EDT Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
302 AM EDT Tue Mar 31 2020

AMZ131-311915-
/O.UPG.KMHX.GL.A.0010.200401T0700Z-200401T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KMHX.GL.W.0012.200401T0600Z-200401T1500Z/
Alligator River-
302 AM EDT Tue Mar 31 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 11 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...North winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt and very
  rough waters expected.

* WHERE...Alligator River.

* WHEN...From 2 AM to 11 AM EDT Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
302 AM EDT Tue Mar 31 2020

AMZ230-311915-
/O.UPG.KMHX.GL.A.0010.200401T0700Z-200401T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KMHX.GL.W.0012.200401T0600Z-200401T1800Z/
Albemarle Sound-
302 AM EDT Tue Mar 31 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 2 PM EDT WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...North winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt and very
  rough waters expected.

* WHERE...Albemarle Sound.

* WHEN...From 2 AM to 2 PM EDT Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
302 AM EDT Tue Mar 31 2020

AMZ231-311915-
/O.UPG.KMHX.GL.A.0010.200401T0700Z-200401T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KMHX.GL.W.0012.200401T0600Z-200401T2100Z/
Croatan and Roanoke Sounds-
302 AM EDT Tue Mar 31 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 5 PM EDT WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...North winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt and
  extremely rough waters expected.

* WHERE...Croatan and Roanoke Sounds.

* WHEN...From 2 AM to 5 PM EDT Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

&&

$$

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