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Small Craft Advisory

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
828 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018


ANZ650-652-654-656-658-182130-
/O.CAN.KAKQ.GL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-180118T1500Z/
/O.EXB.KAKQ.SC.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-180118T2300Z/
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-
828 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IS CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a Small
Craft Advisory, which is in effect until 6 PM EST this evening.
The Gale Warning has been cancelled.

* WINDS AND SEAS...

* WINDS: Northwest 15 to 25 knots with gusts up to 30 knots.

* WAVES: 5 to 9 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.

&&

$$



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