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Small Craft Advisory

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
358 AM EST Wed Dec 8 2021

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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 Indian Head to Cobb Island MD-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island MD to Smith Point VA-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-Eastern Bay-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth
Island-
358 AM EST Wed Dec 8 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 6 AM EST THURSDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, northwest winds 10 to 15
  kt with gusts up to 25 kt expected. For the Gale Watch,
  southwest winds Saturday afternoon 10 to 20 kt with gusts
  around 35 kt possible. Winds will become northwest Saturday
  night.

* WHERE...Tidal Potomac River from Indian Head MD to Smith Point
  VA, Chesapeake Bay main channel north of Smith Point VA,
  Chester River to Queenstown MD, Eastern Bay, Choptank River to
  Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River, and Tangier Sound
  and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, from 7 PM Wednesday to 6
  AM EST Thursday. For the Gale Watch, from Saturday afternoon
  through Saturday evening.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$



Gale Watch

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
358 AM EST Wed Dec 8 2021

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/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0251.211209T0000Z-211209T1100Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.GL.A.0010.211211T1700Z-211212T0500Z/
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 Indian Head to Cobb Island MD-
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island MD to Smith Point VA-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-Eastern Bay-
Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth
Island-
358 AM EST Wed Dec 8 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 6 AM EST THURSDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, northwest winds 10 to 15
  kt with gusts up to 25 kt expected. For the Gale Watch,
  southwest winds Saturday afternoon 10 to 20 kt with gusts
  around 35 kt possible. Winds will become northwest Saturday
  night.

* WHERE...Tidal Potomac River from Indian Head MD to Smith Point
  VA, Chesapeake Bay main channel north of Smith Point VA,
  Chester River to Queenstown MD, Eastern Bay, Choptank River to
  Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River, and Tangier Sound
  and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, from 7 PM Wednesday to 6
  AM EST Thursday. For the Gale Watch, from Saturday afternoon
  through Saturday evening.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$



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