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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
1150 PM EST Tue Jan 21 2020

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/O.EXT.KAKQ.SC.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-200122T1200Z/
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
1150 PM EST Tue Jan 21 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...North winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt and
  waves 2 to 4 ft.

* WHERE...Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA
  and Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA.

* WHEN...Until 7 AM EST Wednesday.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$


Marine Weather Statement


Marine Weather Statement
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
1201 AM EST Wed Jan 22 2020

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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-
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth
Island-
1201 AM EST Wed Jan 22 2020

...LOCALIZED WIND GUSTS TO 20 KNOTS...

Wind gusts around 20 knots are being observed tonight in some
locations on the tidal Potomac River downstream of the U S 301
bridge, the Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point to Smith Point, and
Tangier Sound. The most susceptible locations to these gusts will
be where there an open fetch over the water to the north-
northwest winds. These gusts should be diminishing by 3 AM.

Mariners, especially those in smaller craft, should exercise
caution and be prepared for locally higher winds and waves.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Charleston WV
239 PM EST Tue Jan 21 2020

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013>020-024>034-039-040-515>521-221945-
Greenup-Carter-Boyd-Lawrence KY-Perry-Morgan-Athens-Washington-
Jackson OH-Vinton-Meigs-Gallia-Lawrence OH-Dickenson-Buchanan-Wayne-
Cabell-Mason-Jackson WV-Wood-Pleasants-Tyler-Lincoln-Putnam-Kanawha-
Roane-Wirt-Calhoun-Ritchie-Doddridge-Mingo-Logan-Boone-Clay-Braxton-
Gilmer-Lewis-Harrison-Taylor-McDowell-Wyoming-Upshur-Barbour-
Northwest Raleigh-Southeast Raleigh-Northwest Fayette-
Southeast Fayette-Northwest Nicholas-Southeast Nicholas-
Northwest Webster-
239 PM EST Tue Jan 21 2020

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northeast Kentucky, southeast
Ohio, southwest Virginia and much of West Virginia.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Charleston WV
239 PM EST Tue Jan 21 2020

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Southeast Webster-Northwest Pocahontas-Southeast Pocahontas-
Northwest Randolph-Southeast Randolph-
239 PM EST Tue Jan 21 2020

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northeast West
Virginia.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Snow may develop across portions of the area over the weekend and
early next week. If the snow materializes, travel disruptions may
result.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

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