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URGENT - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
145 PM EDT Wed Mar 20 2019

ANZ530-531-535-536-538-539-210145-
/O.EXB.KLWX.SC.Y.0048.190321T2200Z-190322T1000Z/
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-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island MD-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
145 PM EDT Wed Mar 20 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THURSDAY TO 6 AM EDT
FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has
issued a Small Craft Advisory, which is in effect from 6 PM
Thursday to 6 AM EDT Friday.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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
145 PM EDT Wed Mar 20 2019

ANZ532>534-537-540>543-210145-
/O.EXT.KLWX.SC.Y.0048.190321T1000Z-190322T1000Z/
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-
145 PM EDT Wed Mar 20 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY TO 6 AM
EDT FRIDAY...

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 Wakefield VA
315 PM EDT Wed Mar 20 2019


ANZ630-631-210315-
/O.EXB.KAKQ.SC.Y.0033.190321T1100Z-190321T2000Z/
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
315 PM EDT Wed Mar 20 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 4 PM EDT
THURSDAY...

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a Small
Craft Advisory, which is in effect from 7 AM to 4 PM EDT
Thursday.

* Wind: Southeast 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 25 knots.

* Waves: 2 to 3 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means wind speeds of 20 to 33 knots and/or
waves of 4 feet or greater over the Chesapeake Bay 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.
&&

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