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Small Craft Advisory

URGENT - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1147 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

ANZ530-531-539-130100-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0232.000000T0000Z-171212T2100Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.GL.W.0031.171212T2100Z-171213T2300Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0233.171213T2300Z-171214T0500Z/
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island MD-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point MD-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
1147 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
6 PM EST WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM WEDNESDAY TO
MIDNIGHT EST WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS...18 TO 33 KNOTS WITHIN THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

* WINDS...34 TO 47 KNOTS WITHIN THE GALE WARNING.

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.

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.

&&

$$



Small Craft Advisory

URGENT - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1147 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

ANZ530-531-539-130100-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0232.000000T0000Z-171212T2100Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.GL.W.0031.171212T2100Z-171213T2300Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0233.171213T2300Z-171214T0500Z/
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island MD-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point MD-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
1147 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
6 PM EST WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM WEDNESDAY TO
MIDNIGHT EST WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS...18 TO 33 KNOTS WITHIN THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

* WINDS...34 TO 47 KNOTS WITHIN THE GALE WARNING.

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.

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.

&&

$$



Marine Weather Statement

Marine Weather Statement
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
221 PM EST TUE DEC 12 2017

ANZ530>543-122015-
221 PM EST TUE DEC 12 2017

...A COLD FRONT CROSSING THE WATERS...

The areas affected include...
  Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point MD to Smith Point VA...
  Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point MD...
  Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point MD...
  Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach MD...
  Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island MD...
  Chester River to Queenstown MD...
  Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River...
  Eastern Bay...
  Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor...
  Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD...
  Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth
  Island...
  Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island MD to Smith Point VA...
  Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island MD...
  Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head MD...

At 220 PM EST, Doppler radar indicated a cold front, capable of
producing winds to around 30 knots. This gust front was located
along a line extending from 13 nm north of Havre De Grace to 53 nm
southwest of Fairview Beach, moving east at 30 knots.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners can expect gusty winds to around 30 knots and locally
higher waves. Boaters should seek safe harbor immediately. A gale
warning remains in effect starting at 4 PM for all waters.

&&

LAT...LON 3850 7733 3867 7724 3864 7719 3890 7708
      3890 7707 3891 7705 3846 7724 3807 7633
      3926 7665 3955 7603 3869 7635 3860 7605
      3848 7633 3807 7582 3807 7579 3808 7578
      3807 7578 3789 7624

$$

RCM




Gale Warning

URGENT - Marine Weather Message
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1147 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

ANZ530-531-539-130100-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0232.000000T0000Z-171212T2100Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.GL.W.0031.171212T2100Z-171213T2300Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0233.171213T2300Z-171214T0500Z/
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island MD-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point MD-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-
1147 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
6 PM EST WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM WEDNESDAY TO
MIDNIGHT EST WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS...18 TO 33 KNOTS WITHIN THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

* WINDS...34 TO 47 KNOTS WITHIN THE GALE WARNING.

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.

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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1021 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

ANZ530>543-DCZ001-MDZ011-013-014-016>018-508-VAZ052>057-131530-
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island MD-
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point MD-
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 Key Bridge to Indian Head MD-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island MD-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island MD to Smith Point VA-
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-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-District of Columbia-Southern Baltimore-Prince Georges-
Anne Arundel-Charles-St. Marys-Calvert-Southeast Harford-
Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax-
Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Stafford-Spotsylvania-
King George-
1021 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the Maryland portion of the
Chesapeake Bay, Tidal Potomac River, and adjacent counties in
central Maryland and northern Virginia as well as the District of
Columbia.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Gale Warnings are in effect for late today and tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Gale Warnings are in effect for portions of the waters Wednesday.

A period of accumulating snow is possible Wednesday night into
early Thursday...especially for locations near the Mason-Dixon
Line.

A slight winter storm threat exists later Friday and Friday
night. If this threat materializes, travel disruptions may result.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are asked to report significant weather using standard
operating procedures.

$$



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