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Gale Warning


Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
324 AM EST Sat Feb 29 2020

West central North Atlantic continental shelf and slope waters
beyond 20 nm to 250 nm offshore, including south 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.

ANZ920-291945-
Baltimore Canyon to 69W east of 1000 FM and south of 38.5N to
250 NM offshore-
324 AM EST Sat Feb 29 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. Scattered
showers.
.SUN...NW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to
14 ft. Scattered showers.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
5 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.WED...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming NW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
6 to 11 ft.

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
350 AM EST Sat Feb 29 2020

ANZ450>455-292200-
/O.EXT.KPHI.SC.Y.0023.200229T1400Z-200301T1500Z/
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-
350 AM EST Sat Feb 29 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO
10 AM EST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt
  expected.

* WHERE...Portions of Atlantic coastal waters.

* WHEN...From 9 AM this morning to 10 AM EST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
350 AM EST Sat Feb 29 2020

ANZ430-431-292200-
/O.CON.KPHI.SC.Y.0023.200229T1400Z-200301T1100Z/
Delaware Bay waters north of East Point NJ to Slaughter Beach DE-
Delaware Bay waters south of East Point NJ to Slaughter Beach DE-
350 AM EST Sat Feb 29 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING
TO 6 AM EST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt and
  choppy waters expected.

* WHERE...Delaware Bay waters north of East Point NJ to
  Slaughter Beach DE and Delaware Bay waters south of East Point
  NJ to Slaughter Beach DE.

* WHEN...From 9 AM this morning to 6 AM EST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
341 AM EST Sat Feb 29 2020

ANZ650-652-291645-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.SC.Y.0021.200229T2100Z-200301T1200Z/
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
341 AM EST Sat Feb 29 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
7 AM EST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and
  seas 3 to 5 ft expected.

* WHERE...Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague
  VA out 20 nm and Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore
  Island VA out 20 nm.

* WHEN...From 4 PM this afternoon to 7 AM EST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service New York NY
338 AM EST Sat Feb 29 2020

ANZ350-353-355-292100-
/O.EXT.KOKX.SC.Y.0027.000000T0000Z-200301T1100Z/
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-
338 AM EST Sat Feb 29 2020

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

* WHAT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt and
  seas 3 to 5 ft.

* WHERE...The ocean waters south of Long Island out 20 nm.

* WHEN...Until 6 AM EST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit
http://weather.gov/okx

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1204 AM EST Sat Feb 29 2020

ANZ542-291315-
/O.EXP.KLWX.SC.Y.0028.000000T0000Z-200229T0500Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0031.200229T1100Z-200301T1100Z/
Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD-
1204 AM EST Sat Feb 29 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING
TO 6 AM EST SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR FRIDAY EVENING HAS EXPIRED...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt
  expected.

* WHERE...Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD.

* WHEN...From 6 AM this morning to 6 AM EST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1204 AM EST Sat Feb 29 2020

ANZ530-291315-
/O.EXP.KLWX.SC.Y.0029.000000T0000Z-200229T0500Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0032.200229T1100Z-200301T0500Z/
Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island MD-
1204 AM EST Sat Feb 29 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING
TO MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR FRIDAY EVENING HAS EXPIRED...

* WHAT...West winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt expected.

* WHERE...Chesapeake Bay north of Pooles Island MD.

* WHEN...From 6 AM this morning to midnight EST tonight.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1204 AM EST Sat Feb 29 2020

ANZ531-532-539-540-291315-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0029.000000T0000Z-200301T1100Z/
Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point MD-
Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach MD-
Chester River to Queenstown MD-Eastern Bay-
1204 AM EST Sat Feb 29 2020

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

* WHAT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.

* WHERE...Chester River to Queenstown MD, Chesapeake Bay from
  Pooles Island to Sandy Point MD, Chesapeake Bay from Sandy
  Point to North Beach MD and Eastern Bay.

* WHEN...Until 6 AM EST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1204 AM EST Sat Feb 29 2020

ANZ533-534-537-541-543-291315-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0028.000000T0000Z-200301T1100Z/
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-
1204 AM EST Sat Feb 29 2020

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

* WHAT...Northwest winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* WHERE...Chesapeake Bay from North Beach MD to Smith Point VA,
  Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth
  Island, Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank
  River, and Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island MD to Smith Point VA.

* WHEN...Until 6 AM EST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1204 AM EST Sat Feb 29 2020

ANZ538-291315-
/O.EXP.KLWX.SC.Y.0029.000000T0000Z-200229T0500Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0031.200229T1100Z-200301T0500Z/
Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor-
1204 AM EST Sat Feb 29 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING
TO MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR FRIDAY EVENING HAS EXPIRED...

* WHAT...West winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt expected.

* WHERE...Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor.

* WHEN...From 6 AM this morning to midnight EST tonight.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1204 AM EST Sat Feb 29 2020

ANZ535-536-291315-
/O.EXP.KLWX.SC.Y.0030.000000T0000Z-200229T0500Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0031.200229T1100Z-200229T2300Z/
Tidal Potomac from Key Bridge to Indian Head MD-
Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island MD-
1204 AM EST Sat Feb 29 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING
TO 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR FRIDAY EVENING HAS EXPIRED...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt
  expected.

* WHERE...Tidal Potomac River from Key Bridge to Cobb Island MD.

* WHEN...From 6 AM this morning to 6 PM EST this evening.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
303 AM EST Sat Feb 29 2020

NJZ013-016>023-027-292300-
Western Monmouth-Salem-Gloucester-Camden-Northwestern Burlington-
Ocean-Cumberland-Atlantic-Cape May-Southeastern Burlington-
Including the cities of Freehold, Pennsville, Glassboro, Camden,
Cherry Hill, Moorestown, Mount Holly, Jackson, Millville,
Hammonton, Cape May Court House, and Wharton State Forest
303 AM EST Sat Feb 29 2020

A combination of low relative humidity values, gusty winds, and
dry fuels will continue to create an elevated risk for the spread
of wildfires across the area through this afternoon.

For more information about wildfire danger, burn restrictions,
and wildfire prevention and education, please visit the New Jersey
State Forest Service and/or the Environmental Protection Website

$$

Davis

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
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Silver Spring, MD 20910
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