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Gale Watch

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
346 PM EST Tue Jan 26 2021

ANZ634-270500-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.A.0002.210128T1200Z-210129T0300Z/
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
346 PM EST Tue Jan 26 2021

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...Northwest or north winds 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to
  40 kt and waves 4 to 5 ft possible.

* WHERE...Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA
  including the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel.

* WHEN...From Thursday morning through Thursday 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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