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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
308 PM EST Tue Nov 13 2018


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Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
308 PM EST Tue Nov 13 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST THURSDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT THURSDAY THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a Gale
Watch, which is in effect from late Wednesday night through
Thursday evening.

* Wind: West 15 knots becoming northwest and increasing to 15 to
  25 knots this evening. A coastal storm develops late Wednesday
  night and Thursday resulting in likely gale conditions
  Thursday.

* Waves: 3 to 4 feet.

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.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
308 PM EST Tue Nov 13 2018


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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-
308 PM EST Tue Nov 13 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST THURSDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a Gale
Watch, which is in effect from late Wednesday night through
Thursday evening.

* Wind: Northwest 15 to 20 kt increasing to 20 to 25 kt this
  evening. A coastal storm develops late Wednesday night and
  Thursday resulting in likely gale conditions Thursday.

* Seas: 5 to 7 feet.

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.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
308 PM EST Tue Nov 13 2018


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Currituck Sound-
308 PM EST Tue Nov 13 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST THURSDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a Gale
Watch, which is in effect from late Wednesday night through
Thursday evening.

* Wind: West 15 knots becoming northwest and increasing to 15 to
  25 knots this evening. A coastal storm develops late Wednesday
  night and Thursday resulting in likely gale conditions
  Thursday.

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.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
308 PM EST Tue Nov 13 2018


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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-
308 PM EST Tue Nov 13 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THURSDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a Gale
Watch, which is in effect from Thursday morning through Thursday
evening.

* Wind: Northwest 15 to 20 kt increasing to 20 to 25 knots this
  afternoon evening. A coastal storm develops late Wednesday night
  and Thursday resulting in likely gale conditions Thursday.


* Seas: 5 to 7 feet.

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.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
308 PM EST Tue Nov 13 2018


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Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
308 PM EST Tue Nov 13 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST THURSDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a Gale
Watch, which is in effect from late Wednesday night through
Thursday evening.

* Wind: West 15 knots becoming northwest and increasing to 15 to
  25 knots this evening. A coastal storm develops late Wednesday
  night and Thursday resulting in likely gale conditions
  Thursday.

* Waves: 3 to 4 feet.

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.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
233 PM EST Tue Nov 13 2018

...A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH OFFSHORE TONIGHT. ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM WILL LIFT NORTHEAST NEAR THE COAST THURSDAY...

A strong cold front will push offshore tonight with gusty north to
northeast winds developing that will continue through Wednesday.
Strong onshore winds will develop Thursday as deepening low
pressure lifts northeast just inland from the coast.

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S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
233 PM EST Tue Nov 13 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST THURSDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City has issued
a Gale Watch, which is in effect from late Wednesday night
through Thursday afternoon.

* WINDS...Becoming northeast 20 to 30 kt tonight and Wednesday.
  East 25 to 35 kt Thursday.

* SEAS...4 to 8 feet through Wednesday...building to 8 to 12 feet
  Thursday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 25 to 33 knots
and/or seas of 6 feet or greater are expected to produce
hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners,
especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid
navigating in these conditions.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
233 PM EST Tue Nov 13 2018

...A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH OFFSHORE TONIGHT. ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM WILL LIFT NORTHEAST NEAR THE COAST THURSDAY...

A strong cold front will push offshore tonight with gusty north to
northeast winds developing that will continue through Wednesday.
Strong onshore winds will develop Thursday as deepening low
pressure lifts northeast just inland from the coast.

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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-
233 PM EST Tue Nov 13 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST THURSDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City has issued
a Gale Watch, which is in effect from late Wednesday night
through Thursday afternoon.

* WINDS...Becoming northeast 20 to 30 kt tonight and Wednesday.
  East 25 to 35 kt Thursday.

* SEAS...4 to 8 feet through Wednesday...building to 8 to 12 feet
  Thursday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 25 to 33 knots
and/or seas of 6 feet or greater are expected to produce
hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners,
especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid
navigating in these conditions.

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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