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Gale Warning


OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1028 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

W CENTRAL N ATLC CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS BEYOND 20
NM...TO 250 NM OFFSHORE...INCLUDING S OF GEORGES BANK FROM 1000
FM TO...250 NM OFFSHORE

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

ANZ920-020230-
BALTIMORE CANYON TO 69W EAST OF 1000 FM AND SOUTH OF 38.5N TO
250 NM OFFSHORE-
1028 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO
11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT.

$$


Small Craft Advisory For Hazardous Seas


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
938 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

ANZ450>455-010900-
/O.CON.KPHI.SW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-160501T0900Z/
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-
938 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 5 AM EDT SUNDAY...

* LOCATION...THE ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS ADJACENT TO NEW JERSEY
  AND DELAWARE.

* SEAS...3 TO 5 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
947 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

ANZ650-652-010500-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.SC.Y.0056.000000T0000Z-160501T0500Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
947 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS.

* SEAS...4 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
710 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

...ROUGH CONDITIONS SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT...

ANZ350-353-355-010900-
/O.CAN.KOKX.SW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-160501T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KOKX.SC.Y.0056.160501T1600Z-160502T1000Z/
MORICHES INLET NY TO MONTAUK POINT NY OUT 20 NM-
FIRE ISLAND INLET NY TO MORICHES INLET NY OUT 20 NM-
SANDY HOOK NJ TO FIRE ISLAND INLET NY OUT 20 NM-
710 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON SUNDAY TO 6 AM EDT
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON SUNDAY TO 6 AM EDT
MONDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS HAS BEEN
CANCELLED.

* WINDS AND SEAS...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.
  SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OR
FREQUENT GUSTS OF 25 TO 33 KT AND/OR SEAS OF 5 FT OR HIGHER ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING...AND HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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