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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
409 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

TIDAL POTOMAC RIVER AND MARYLAND PORTION OF CHESAPEAKE BAY.

FORECASTS OF WAVE HEIGHTS DO NOT INCLUDE EFFECTS OF WIND DIRECTION
RELATIVE TO TIDAL CURRENTS. EXPECT HIGHER WAVES WHEN WINDS ARE
BLOWING AGAINST THE TIDAL FLOW.

ANZ532-040900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
409 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
409 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

TIDAL POTOMAC RIVER AND MARYLAND PORTION OF CHESAPEAKE BAY.

FORECASTS OF WAVE HEIGHTS DO NOT INCLUDE EFFECTS OF WIND DIRECTION
RELATIVE TO TIDAL CURRENTS. EXPECT HIGHER WAVES WHEN WINDS ARE
BLOWING AGAINST THE TIDAL FLOW.

ANZ533-040900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
409 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
409 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

TIDAL POTOMAC RIVER AND MARYLAND PORTION OF CHESAPEAKE BAY.

FORECASTS OF WAVE HEIGHTS DO NOT INCLUDE EFFECTS OF WIND DIRECTION
RELATIVE TO TIDAL CURRENTS. EXPECT HIGHER WAVES WHEN WINDS ARE
BLOWING AGAINST THE TIDAL FLOW.

ANZ534-040900-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
409 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF
SLEET.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
409 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

TIDAL POTOMAC RIVER AND MARYLAND PORTION OF CHESAPEAKE BAY.

FORECASTS OF WAVE HEIGHTS DO NOT INCLUDE EFFECTS OF WIND DIRECTION
RELATIVE TO TIDAL CURRENTS. EXPECT HIGHER WAVES WHEN WINDS ARE
BLOWING AGAINST THE TIDAL FLOW.

ANZ535-040900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
409 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
409 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

TIDAL POTOMAC RIVER AND MARYLAND PORTION OF CHESAPEAKE BAY.

FORECASTS OF WAVE HEIGHTS DO NOT INCLUDE EFFECTS OF WIND DIRECTION
RELATIVE TO TIDAL CURRENTS. EXPECT HIGHER WAVES WHEN WINDS ARE
BLOWING AGAINST THE TIDAL FLOW.

ANZ536-040900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
409 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN THROUGH THE DAY...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WED...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
409 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

TIDAL POTOMAC RIVER AND MARYLAND PORTION OF CHESAPEAKE BAY.

FORECASTS OF WAVE HEIGHTS DO NOT INCLUDE EFFECTS OF WIND DIRECTION
RELATIVE TO TIDAL CURRENTS. EXPECT HIGHER WAVES WHEN WINDS ARE
BLOWING AGAINST THE TIDAL FLOW.

ANZ537-040900-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
409 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. RAIN WITH A CHANCE
OF SLEET.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
409 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

TIDAL POTOMAC RIVER AND MARYLAND PORTION OF CHESAPEAKE BAY.

FORECASTS OF WAVE HEIGHTS DO NOT INCLUDE EFFECTS OF WIND DIRECTION
RELATIVE TO TIDAL CURRENTS. EXPECT HIGHER WAVES WHEN WINDS ARE
BLOWING AGAINST THE TIDAL FLOW.

ANZ540-040900-
EASTERN BAY-
409 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
409 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

TIDAL POTOMAC RIVER AND MARYLAND PORTION OF CHESAPEAKE BAY.

FORECASTS OF WAVE HEIGHTS DO NOT INCLUDE EFFECTS OF WIND DIRECTION
RELATIVE TO TIDAL CURRENTS. EXPECT HIGHER WAVES WHEN WINDS ARE
BLOWING AGAINST THE TIDAL FLOW.

ANZ541-040900-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
409 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
409 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

TIDAL POTOMAC RIVER AND MARYLAND PORTION OF CHESAPEAKE BAY.

FORECASTS OF WAVE HEIGHTS DO NOT INCLUDE EFFECTS OF WIND DIRECTION
RELATIVE TO TIDAL CURRENTS. EXPECT HIGHER WAVES WHEN WINDS ARE
BLOWING AGAINST THE TIDAL FLOW.

ANZ543-040900-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
409 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. RAIN WITH A
CHANCE OF SLEET.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
317 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

ANZ450>455-040600-
/O.CON.KPHI.SC.Y.0106.000000T0000Z-161204T0600Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM SANDY HOOK TO MANASQUAN INLET NJ OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MANASQUAN INLET TO LITTLE EGG INLET NJ OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE EGG INLET TO GREAT EGG INLET NJ OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM GREAT EGG INLET TO CAPE MAY NJ OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE MAY NJ TO CAPE HENLOPEN DE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE HENLOPEN TO FENWICK ISLAND DE OUT 20 NM-
317 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SUNDAY...

* LOCATION...THE ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS OF NEW JERSEY AND
  DELAWARE.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
316 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

SANDY HOOK NJ TO FENWICK ISLAND DE TO 20 NM OFFSHORE AND DELAWARE
BAY

ANZ454-455-040900-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE MAY NJ TO CAPE HENLOPEN DE OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE HENLOPEN TO FENWICK ISLAND DE OUT 20 NM-
316 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SUNDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9
FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MAINLY IN NE SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. MAINLY IN NE SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE LATE EVENING
AND EARLY MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT. MAINLY IN NE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS IN
THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE LATE
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. RAIN LIKELY LATE.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...
THEN BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
309 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

VIRGINIA PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...CURRITUCK SOUND AND ATLANTIC
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
20 NAUTICAL MILES

ANZ630-040415-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
309 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SUNDAY...

.THROUGH 7 PM...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING W LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
309 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

VIRGINIA PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...CURRITUCK SOUND AND ATLANTIC
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
20 NAUTICAL MILES

ANZ631-040415-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
309 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SUNDAY...

.THROUGH 7 PM...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SW LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
309 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

VIRGINIA PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...CURRITUCK SOUND AND ATLANTIC
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
20 NAUTICAL MILES

ANZ650-040415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT 20 NM-
309 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SUNDAY...

.THROUGH 7 PM...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 7 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...
MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 6 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
309 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

VIRGINIA PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...CURRITUCK SOUND AND ATLANTIC
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
20 NAUTICAL MILES

ANZ652-040415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
309 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SUNDAY...

.THROUGH 7 PM...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 6 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
305 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

ANZ630-631-040415-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0108.000000T0000Z-161204T0600Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
305 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
305 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

ANZ650-652-040415-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0108.000000T0000Z-161204T0600Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
305 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* SEAS: 3 TO 5 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.

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
234 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

FROM S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM...
INCLUDING THE ALBEMARLE AND PAMLICO SOUNDS AND THE MONITOR NATIONAL
MARINE SANCTUARY

AMZ150-040730-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
234 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6
SECONDS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
147 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS LINGER INTO LATE
TONIGHT...

.HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS FROM THE NORTHWEST
THROUGH TONIGHT AND RESULT IN GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS.
ELEVATED SEAS WILL PERSIST OVER THE OUTER NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
WATERS THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

AMZ150-040800-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0112.000000T0000Z-161204T0900Z/
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
147 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT.

* SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS OF 6 FEET OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED
MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD
AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
107 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

ANZ531-532-538>540-040215-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0216.000000T0000Z-161204T0500Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-EASTERN BAY-
107 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST
TONIGHT...

* 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
107 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

ANZ533-534-537-541-543-040215-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0216.000000T0000Z-161204T1100Z/
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-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
ISLAND-
107 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY...

* 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
107 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

ANZ530-535-536-542-032300-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0216.000000T0000Z-161203T2300Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
107 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* 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.

&&

$$

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