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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
937 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

ANZ450>455-240245-
/O.CON.KPHI.GL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-140424T1600Z/
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-
937 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS FROM DELAWARE UP TO SANDY
  HOOK.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.

* SEAS...3 TO 7 FEET.

* TIMING...GALE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH
  MIDDAY THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
930 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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

ANZ454-455-240115-
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-
930 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. MAINLY IN N SWELL
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
MORNING GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4
FT LATE. MAINLY IN NW SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT...
BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING E
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. MAINLY IN NE SWELL WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 7 SECONDS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP
TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT...
BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING WITH VSBY 1 TO 3 NM.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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.

ANZ532-232000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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.

ANZ533-232000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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.

ANZ534-232000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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.

ANZ535-232000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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.

ANZ536-232000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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.

ANZ537-232000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING...
THEN BECOMING LIGHT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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.

ANZ540-232000-
EASTERN BAY-
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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.

ANZ541-232000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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.

ANZ543-232000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
730 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

ANZ530>543-231930-
/O.CON.KLWX.GL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-140423T2200Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0089.140423T2200Z-140424T2200Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-EASTERN BAY-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
ISLAND-
730 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO 6 PM EDT THURSDAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 PM EDT THURSDAY.

* WINDS...34 TO 47 KNOTS WITHIN THE GALE WARNING. 18 TO 33 KNOTS
  WITHIN THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 18 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.

&&

$$


Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
742 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

MDZ021>025-240000-
/O.CON.KAKQ.FW.W.0002.140423T1600Z-140424T0000Z/
DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-INLAND WORCESTER-MARYLAND BEACHES-
742 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE LOWER
MARYLAND SHORE...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 25 PERCENT.

* FUEL MOISTURE...LESS THAN 8 PERCENT

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF DRYING VEGETATION...LOW RELATIVE
  HUMIDITY...AND GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE
  FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND SPREAD OF WILDFIRES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
742 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

VAZ048-049-061>064-068>078-081>086-089>091-094-099-100-240000-
/O.CON.KAKQ.FW.W.0002.140423T1600Z-140424T0000Z/
FLUVANNA-LOUISA-CUMBERLAND-GOOCHLAND-HANOVER-CAROLINE-AMELIA-
POWHATAN-CHESTERFIELD-HENRICO-KING WILLIAM-KING AND QUEEN-ESSEX-
WESTMORELAND-RICHMOND-NORTHUMBERLAND-LANCASTER-PRINCE GEORGE-
CHARLES CITY-NEW KENT-GLOUCESTER-MIDDLESEX-MATHEWS-SURRY-
JAMES CITY-YORK-NEWPORT NEWS/HAMPTON-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON VA-
742 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS OF
CENTRAL AND EASTERN VIRGINIA...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 22 PERCENT.

* FUEL MOISTURE...LESS THAN 7 PERCENT

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF DRYING VEGETATION...LOW RELATIVE
  HUMIDITY...AND GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE
  FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND SPREAD OF WILDFIRES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
411 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

DCZ001-MDZ004>007-009>011-013-014-018-VAZ054-231615-
/O.UPG.KLWX.FW.A.0003.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.FW.W.0003.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.FW.A.0004.140424T1500Z-140424T2200Z/
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-
HARFORD-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES-
ANNE ARUNDEL-CALVERT-ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-
411 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE
BALTIMORE AND WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN AREAS AND NORTHEASTERN
MARYLAND...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
THE BALTIMORE AND WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN AREAS AND PORTIONS OF
NORTHEASTERN MARYLAND...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A
RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING. A
FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS IN EFFECT FROM
THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* HUMIDITY...20 TO 30 PERCENT LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH EARLY THIS
  EVENING. 15 TO 25 PERCENT LATE THURSDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH THROUGH
  EARLY THIS EVENING. 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH LATE
  THURSDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

* FUEL MOISTURE...LESS THAN 8 PERCENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
411 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

MDZ003-016-017-502-VAZ027>031-039-040-042-050>053-055>057-501-502-
WVZ050>053-055-502-504-231615-
/O.UPG.KLWX.FW.A.0003.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.FW.W.0003.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
WASHINGTON-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-
SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-
LOUDOUN-ORANGE-CULPEPER-PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-
FAIRFAX-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-KING GEORGE-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-
SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-
EASTERN GRANT-EASTERN MINERAL-
411 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND LOWER SOUTHERN MARYLAND...NORTHERN VIRGINIA
AND THE EASTERN PANHANDLE OF WEST VIRGINIA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A
RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.
THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* HUMIDITY...20 TO 30 PERCENT LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH EARLY THIS
  EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* FUEL MOISTURE...LESS THAN 8 PERCENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
411 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

VAZ025-026-036>038-504-WVZ506-231615-
/O.UPG.KLWX.FW.A.0003.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.FW.W.0003.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-EASTERN HIGHLAND-
EASTERN PENDLETON-
411 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS
OF THE POTOMAC HIGHLANDS...PORTIONS OF THE NORTHERN SHENANDOAH
VALLEY...AND THE NORTHERN VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE AND FOOTHILLS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A
RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* HUMIDITY...20 TO 30 PERCENT LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH EARLY THIS
  EVENING.

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

* FUEL MOISTURE...LESS THAN 8 PERCENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
403 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

DEZ001>004-MDZ008-012-015-019-020-NJZ001-007>010-012>027-PAZ054-
055-060>062-070-071-101>106-240000-
/O.UPG.KPHI.FW.A.0002.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KPHI.FW.W.0001.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KPHI.FW.A.0003.140424T1500Z-140425T0000Z/
NEW CASTLE-KENT-INLAND SUSSEX-DELAWARE BEACHES-CECIL-KENT MD-
QUEEN ANNES-TALBOT-CAROLINE-SUSSEX-WARREN-MORRIS-HUNTERDON-
SOMERSET-MIDDLESEX-WESTERN MONMOUTH-EASTERN MONMOUTH-MERCER-SALEM-
GLOUCESTER-CAMDEN-NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON-OCEAN-CUMBERLAND-
ATLANTIC-CAPE MAY-ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-COASTAL ATLANTIC-
COASTAL OCEAN-SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON-CARBON-MONROE-BERKS-LEHIGH-
NORTHAMPTON-DELAWARE-PHILADELPHIA-WESTERN CHESTER-EASTERN CHESTER-
WESTERN MONTGOMERY-EASTERN MONTGOMERY-UPPER BUCKS-LOWER BUCKS-
403 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND STRONG WIND FOR
EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA...MOST OF NEW JERSEY...DELAWARE AND THE
EASTERN SHORE OF MARYLAND...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR OR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND STRONG WIND FOR
EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA...MOST OF NEW JERSEY...DELAWARE AND THE
EASTERN SHORE OF MARYLAND...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND STRONG WIND...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING. A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND STRONG WIND IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY
MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH TODAY.
  NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH ON THURSDAY.

* TIMING...WIND WILL INCREASE DURING THE DAY TODAY THEN DECREASE
  SOMEWHAT AFTER SUNSET BEFORE INCREASING AGAIN ON THURSDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL
  GENERALLY BE IN THE 30S TODAY BUT SOME AREAS COULD GET BELOW 30
  PERCENT. ON THURSDAY, RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE LOWER,
  GENERALLY IN THE TEENS AND 20S.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS WILL MAINLY BE IN THE 50S TO LOWER 60S
  TODAY AND IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S ON THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF WINDY CONDITIONS AND LOW RELATIVE
  HUMIDITY VALUES WILL LEAD TO A MORE RAPID SPREAD RATE OF ANY
  FIRES THAT MAY DEVELOP. RESIDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO EXERCISE
  FIRE PREVENTION WITH ANY OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES AND PROPERLY DISPOSE
  OF SMOKING MATERIALS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY DUE TO A COMBINATION
OF STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS. ANY
FIRES THAT DEVELOP MAY QUICKLY GET OUT OF CONTROL AND BECOME
DIFFICULT TO CONTAIN.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT WILDFIRE DANGER...BURN RESTRICTIONS...
AND WILDFIRE PREVENTION AND EDUCATION...PLEASE VISIT YOUR STATE
FORESTRY OR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WEBSITE.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT WILDFIRE DANGER...BURN RESTRICTIONS...
AND WILDFIRE PREVENTION AND EDUCATION...PLEASE VISIT YOUR STATE
FORESTRY OR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WEBSITE.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
400 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...POTENTIAL FOR RAPID FIRE SPREAD TODAY...

.STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL MAKE IT HARD
TO CONTROL WILDFIRES TODAY. WINDS OF 20 MPH...HUMIDITY MINIMUMS
NEAR 20 PERCENT...WILL PROMOTE POTENTIAL FOR RAPID FIRE
SPREAD IF A WILDLAND FIRE OCCURS TODAY.

VAZ007-009>020-022>024-032>035-047-231600-
/O.UPG.KRNK.FW.A.0003.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KRNK.FW.W.0003.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
TAZEWELL-SMYTH-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-GRAYSON-
CARROLL-FLOYD-CRAIG-ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-
ROCKBRIDGE-PATRICK-FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-BUCKINGHAM-
400 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR AREAS ALONG
THE BLUE RIDGE FROM SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA NORTHWARD INTO NORTH
CENTRAL VIRGINIA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS
ISSUED A RED FLAG WARNING FOR WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT WILL PROMOTE
RAPID SPREAD OF WILDLAND FIRES. THIS WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM
11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...COUNTIES IN VIRGINIA...TAZEWELL...BLAND...
  SMYTH...GILES...WYTHE...PULASKI...MONTGOMERY...GRAYSON...
  CARROLL...FLOYD...CRAIG...ALLEGHANY...BATH...ROANOKE...
  BOTETOURT...ROCKBRIDGE...PATRICK...FRANKLIN...BEDFORD...
  AMHERST...AND BUCKINGHAM.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...GUSTY WINDS
  AND DRY VEGETATION WILL CREATE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR THE
  DEVELOPMENT AND SPREAD OF WILDFIRES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE LIKELY. A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE
FOR RAPID FIRE SPREAD OR POTENTIAL FOR EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.ERH.NOAA.GOV/ER/RNK/EMER/EMER_FIRE.PHP (ALL LOWER CASE)


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
938 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

ANZ630>632-634-232145-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0055.000000T0000Z-140424T1400Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
938 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT
THURSDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT
THURSDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 25 KNOTS TODAY AND TONIGHT...GUSTS UP TO 30
  KNOTS TODAY...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 KNOTS THURSDAY MORNING.

* WAVES: RAPIDLY BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET AROUND SUNRISE TODAY...
  THEN STAYING AROUND 3 TO 4 FT THE REST OF TODAY INTO THURSDAY
  MORNING.

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
938 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

ANZ633-232145-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0055.000000T0000Z-140423T2300Z/
CURRITUCK SOUND-
938 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS
EVENING.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS OVER
THE CURRITUCK SOUND 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
938 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

ANZ650-652-654-232145-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0055.000000T0000Z-140424T2000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT
TO 20 NM-
938 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT
THURSDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THURSDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 33 KNOTS TODAY
  THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
  THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* SEAS: RAPIDLY BUILDING TO 5 TO 6 FEET AROUND SUNRISE TODAY AND
  PERSISTING INTO THURSDAY. SEAS MAY REACH UP TO 7 FEET OUT NEAR
  20 NAUTICAL MILES LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS WILL
  SUBSIDE TO 4 TO 5 FEET BY EARLY THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

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 WAKEFIELD VA
938 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

ANZ656-658-232145-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0055.000000T0000Z-140424T2000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
TO 20 NM-
938 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT
THURSDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THURSDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS THROUGH
  TODAY...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
  25 KNOTS THIS EVENING INTO THURSDAY.

* 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.

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
933 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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

ANZ630-232130-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
933 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. WAVES
3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
933 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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

ANZ631-232130-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
933 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. WAVES
3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
933 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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

ANZ632-232130-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
933 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT LATE IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
933 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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

ANZ633-232130-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
933 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT BY MID
TO LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
933 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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

ANZ634-232130-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK TO CAPE HENRY VA...INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
933 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT LATE IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
933 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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

ANZ650-232130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO 20 NM-
933 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
933 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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

ANZ652-232130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO 20 NM-
933 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
933 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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

ANZ654-232130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT TO
20 NM-
933 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
933 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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

ANZ656-232130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
933 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS 4
TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
933 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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

ANZ658-232130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT TO
20 NM-
933 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 25 KT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KT LATE IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KT...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
900 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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

AMZ150-232015-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
900 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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.

ANZ532-232000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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.

ANZ533-232000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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.

ANZ534-232000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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.

ANZ535-232000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD-
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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.

ANZ536-232000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING
TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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.

ANZ537-232000-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING...
THEN BECOMING LIGHT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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.

ANZ540-232000-
EASTERN BAY-
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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.

ANZ541-232000-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

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.

ANZ543-232000-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
835 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WAVES 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
730 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

ANZ530>543-231930-
/O.CON.KLWX.GL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-140423T2200Z/
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0089.140423T2200Z-140424T2200Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-EASTERN BAY-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
ISLAND-
730 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO 6 PM EDT THURSDAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 PM EDT THURSDAY.

* WINDS...34 TO 47 KNOTS WITHIN THE GALE WARNING. 18 TO 33 KNOTS
  WITHIN THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 18 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
334 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE FOR THE NORTHERN
AND CENTRAL WATERS INTO THURSDAY...

.A COLD FRONT CROSSING THE WATERS EARLY THIS MORNING WILL PRODUCE
GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS OVER THE NORTHERN AND
CENTRAL WATERS INTO TONIGHT...WITH THE HIGHER SEAS LINGERING
INTO THURSDAY.

AMZ150-232000-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0056.140423T1000Z-140424T2100Z/
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
334 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT
THURSDAY...

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

* SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
411 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

DCZ001-MDZ004>007-009>011-013-014-018-VAZ054-231615-
/O.UPG.KLWX.FW.A.0003.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.FW.W.0003.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.FW.A.0004.140424T1500Z-140424T2200Z/
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-
HARFORD-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES-
ANNE ARUNDEL-CALVERT-ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-
411 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE
BALTIMORE AND WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN AREAS AND NORTHEASTERN
MARYLAND...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
THE BALTIMORE AND WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN AREAS AND PORTIONS OF
NORTHEASTERN MARYLAND...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A
RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING. A
FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS IN EFFECT FROM
THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* HUMIDITY...20 TO 30 PERCENT LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH EARLY THIS
  EVENING. 15 TO 25 PERCENT LATE THURSDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH THROUGH
  EARLY THIS EVENING. 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH LATE
  THURSDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

* FUEL MOISTURE...LESS THAN 8 PERCENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
403 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

DEZ001>004-MDZ008-012-015-019-020-NJZ001-007>010-012>027-PAZ054-
055-060>062-070-071-101>106-240000-
/O.UPG.KPHI.FW.A.0002.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KPHI.FW.W.0001.140423T1500Z-140424T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KPHI.FW.A.0003.140424T1500Z-140425T0000Z/
NEW CASTLE-KENT-INLAND SUSSEX-DELAWARE BEACHES-CECIL-KENT MD-
QUEEN ANNES-TALBOT-CAROLINE-SUSSEX-WARREN-MORRIS-HUNTERDON-
SOMERSET-MIDDLESEX-WESTERN MONMOUTH-EASTERN MONMOUTH-MERCER-SALEM-
GLOUCESTER-CAMDEN-NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON-OCEAN-CUMBERLAND-
ATLANTIC-CAPE MAY-ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-COASTAL ATLANTIC-
COASTAL OCEAN-SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON-CARBON-MONROE-BERKS-LEHIGH-
NORTHAMPTON-DELAWARE-PHILADELPHIA-WESTERN CHESTER-EASTERN CHESTER-
WESTERN MONTGOMERY-EASTERN MONTGOMERY-UPPER BUCKS-LOWER BUCKS-
403 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND STRONG WIND FOR
EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA...MOST OF NEW JERSEY...DELAWARE AND THE
EASTERN SHORE OF MARYLAND...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR OR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND STRONG WIND FOR
EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA...MOST OF NEW JERSEY...DELAWARE AND THE
EASTERN SHORE OF MARYLAND...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND STRONG WIND...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING. A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND STRONG WIND IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY
MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH TODAY.
  NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH ON THURSDAY.

* TIMING...WIND WILL INCREASE DURING THE DAY TODAY THEN DECREASE
  SOMEWHAT AFTER SUNSET BEFORE INCREASING AGAIN ON THURSDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL
  GENERALLY BE IN THE 30S TODAY BUT SOME AREAS COULD GET BELOW 30
  PERCENT. ON THURSDAY, RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE LOWER,
  GENERALLY IN THE TEENS AND 20S.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS WILL MAINLY BE IN THE 50S TO LOWER 60S
  TODAY AND IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S ON THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF WINDY CONDITIONS AND LOW RELATIVE
  HUMIDITY VALUES WILL LEAD TO A MORE RAPID SPREAD RATE OF ANY
  FIRES THAT MAY DEVELOP. RESIDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO EXERCISE
  FIRE PREVENTION WITH ANY OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES AND PROPERLY DISPOSE
  OF SMOKING MATERIALS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY DUE TO A COMBINATION
OF STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS. ANY
FIRES THAT DEVELOP MAY QUICKLY GET OUT OF CONTROL AND BECOME
DIFFICULT TO CONTAIN.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT WILDFIRE DANGER...BURN RESTRICTIONS...
AND WILDFIRE PREVENTION AND EDUCATION...PLEASE VISIT YOUR STATE
FORESTRY OR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WEBSITE.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT WILDFIRE DANGER...BURN RESTRICTIONS...
AND WILDFIRE PREVENTION AND EDUCATION...PLEASE VISIT YOUR STATE
FORESTRY OR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WEBSITE.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
708 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

NCZ007>011-021>028-038>043-073>078-083>086-088-089-232245-
PERSON-GRANVILLE-VANCE-WARREN-HALIFAX-FORSYTH-GUILFORD-ALAMANCE-
ORANGE-DURHAM-FRANKLIN-NASH-EDGECOMBE-DAVIDSON-RANDOLPH-CHATHAM-
WAKE-JOHNSTON-WILSON-STANLY-MONTGOMERY-MOORE-LEE-HARNETT-WAYNE-
ANSON-RICHMOND-SCOTLAND-HOKE-CUMBERLAND-SAMPSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROXBORO...OXFORD...BUTNER...CREEDMOOR...
HENDERSON...NORLINA...WARRENTON...ROANOKE RAPIDS...
WINSTON-SALEM...GREENSBORO...HIGH POINT...BURLINGTON...GRAHAM...
CHAPEL HILL...CARRBORO...DURHAM...LOUISBURG...FRANKLINTON...
NASHVILLE...RED OAK...SHARPSBURG...SPRING HOPE...ROCKY MOUNT...
LEXINGTON...THOMASVILLE...ASHEBORO...ARCHDALE...TRINITY...
SILER CITY...PITTSBORO...RALEIGH...CARY...SMITHFIELD...CLAYTON...
SELMA...BENSON...WILSON...ALBEMARLE...TROY...BISCOE...
MOUNT GILEAD...SOUTHERN PINES...PINEHURST...ABERDEEN...
SEVEN LAKES...SANFORD...DUNN...ERWIN...ANGIER...LILLINGTON...
GOLDSBORO...WADESBORO...POLKTON...ROCKINGHAM...HAMLET...
EAST ROCKINGHAM...LAURINBURG...RAEFORD...ROCKFISH...SILVER CITY...
FAYETTEVILLE...CLINTON
708 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...INCREASED FIRE DANGER ACROSS CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA TODAY...

GUSTY WINDS FROM THE NORTHWEST COMBINED WITH A VERY DRY AIR MASS
WILL CREATE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR INCREASED FIRE ACTIVITY
TODAY. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 TO 15 MPH WILL GUST TO AROUND 25
MPH... AND MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF AROUND 25 PERCENT IS
EXPECTED. THE DRYING EFFECTS OF THE WIND WILL MAKE DEAD GRASSES
AND LEAVES POTENTIALLY COMBUSTIBLE FROM ANY IGNITION SOURCE...
SUCH AS A SPARK OR DISCARDED SMOKING MATERIAL.

OUTDOOR BURNING IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED. ANY UNATTENDED FIRE
SHOULD BE REPORTED IMMEDIATELY TO THE LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENT.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
602 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

NCZ012>017-030>032-232300-
NORTHAMPTON NC-HERTFORD-GATES-PASQUOTANK-CAMDEN-INLAND CURRITUCK-
BERTIE-CHOWAN-PERQUIMANS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARGARETTSVILLE...AHOSKIE...
ELIZABETH CITY...EDENTON
602 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...INCREASED FIRE DANGER TODAY...

BREEZY AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL OVER NORTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA
TODAY. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL RANGE FROM 20 TO 30
PERCENT AND WILL COMBINE WITH SUSTAINED NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO
20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH. THIS WILL RESULT IN INCREASED
FIRE DANGER ACROSS NORTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA THROUGH EARLY THIS
EVENING, PRIMARILY DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS.

RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO EXERCISE CAUTION HANDLING ANY POTENTIAL
IGNITION SOURCE...INCLUDING MACHINERY...CIGARETTES AND MATCHES. BE
SURE TO PROPERLY DISCARD ALL SMOKING MATERIALS. ANY DRY GRASSES
AND TREE LITTER THAT IGNITE WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO SPREAD
QUICKLY.

$$

05

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
602 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

VAZ060-065>067-079-080-087-088-092-093-095>098-232300-
PRINCE EDWARD-MECKLENBURG-LUNENBURG-NOTTOWAY-BRUNSWICK-DINWIDDIE-
GREENSVILLE-SUSSEX-SOUTHAMPTON-ISLE OF WIGHT-NORFOLK/PORTSMOUTH-
SUFFOLK-CHESAPEAKE-VIRGINIA BEACH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FARMVILLE...SOUTH HILL...CREWE...
LAWRENCEVILLE...EMPORIA...WAKEFIELD...FRANKLIN
602 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...INCREASED FIRE DANGER TODAY...

BREEZY AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL OVER CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST
VIRGINIA TODAY. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL RANGE FROM
20 TO 30 PERCENT AND WILL COMBINE WITH SUSTAINED NORTHWEST WINDS
OF 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH. THIS WILL RESULT IN
INCREASED FIRE DANGER ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA
THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING...PRIMARILY DURING THE AFTERNOON
HOURS.

VIRGINIA RESIDENTS ARE REMINDED THAT OPEN BURNING IS PROHIBITED
BEFORE 4 PM EACH DAY THROUGH APRIL 30TH. RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO
EXERCISE CAUTION HANDLING ANY POTENTIAL IGNITION SOURCE...INCLUDING
MACHINERY...CIGARETTES AND MATCHES. BE SURE TO PROPERLY DISCARD
ALL SMOKING MATERIALS. ANY DRY GRASSES AND TREE LITTER THAT IGNITE
WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO SPREAD QUICKLY.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
540 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

NCZ001>006-018>020-VAZ043>046-058-059-WVZ042>045-231745-
ASHE-ALLEGHANY NC-SURRY-STOKES-ROCKINGHAM-CASWELL-WATAUGA-WILKES-
YADKIN-HENRY-PITTSYLVANIA-CAMPBELL-APPOMATTOX-HALIFAX-CHARLOTTE-
MERCER-SUMMERS-MONROE-GREENBRIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST JEFFERSON...SPARTA...DOBSON...
DANBURY...EDEN...YANCEYVILLE...BOONE...WILKESBORO...YADKINVILLE...
MARTINSVILLE...DANVILLE...LYNCHBURG...APPOMATTOX...SOUTH BOSTON...
KEYSVILLE...BLUEFIELD...FLAT TOP...HINTON...HIX...UNION...
LEWISBURG...QUINWOOD...DUO...RAINELLE
540 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014


...INCREASED FIRE DANGER TODAY...

A COLD FRONT PASSED THROUGH THE REGION LAST NIGHT. THIS FRONT
PRODUCED LITTLE OR NO RAINFALL. IN ITS WAKE...DRY BREEZY
CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED...WITH WIND SPEEDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH...
WIND GUSTS OF 25 MPH...AND HUMIDITY MINIMUMS OF 25 TO 30 PERCENT.
THESE WEATHER CONDITIONS...IN COMBINATION WITH DRYING FOREST
FUELS...WILL MAKE FOR AN INCREASING FIRE THREAT THIS AFTERNOON.

RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO EXERCISE CAUTION HANDLING ANY POTENTIAL
IGNITION SOURCE. BE SURE TO PROPERLY DISCARD ALL SMOKING
MATERIALS. ANY DRY GRASSES AND TREE LITTER THAT IGNITE WILL HAVE
THE POTENTIAL TO SPREAD QUICKLY. ACCIDENTAL ESCAPED DEBRIS BURNS
ARE THE NUMBER ONE CAUSE OF WILDFIRES.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
328 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

NCZ029-044>047-079>081-090>095-098-232100-
MARTIN-PITT-WASHINGTON-TYRRELL-MAINLAND DARE-GREENE-BEAUFORT-
MAINLAND HYDE-DUPLIN-LENOIR-JONES-CRAVEN-PAMLICO-CARTERET-ONSLOW-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WILLIAMSTON...ROBERSONVILLE...
GREENVILLE...PLYMOUTH...COLUMBIA...SNOW HILL...HOOKERTON...
WASHINGTON...RIVER ROAD...WALLACE...WARSAW...ROSE HILL...
KENANSVILLE...BEULAVILLE...MAGNOLIA...KINSTON...MAYSVILLE...
POLLOCKSVILLE...TRENTON...NEW BERN...HAVELOCK...VANCEBORO...
ORIENTAL...ALLIANCE...BAYBORO...ARAPAHOE...MINNESOTT BEACH...
VANDEMERE...STONEWALL...MOREHEAD CITY...BEAUFORT...EMERALD ISLE...
NEWPORT...JACKSONVILLE
328 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...INCREASED FIRE DANGER ACROSS MOST OF EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA
TODAY...

LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES IN THE 25 TO 30 PERCENT
RANGE...COUPLED WITH BREEZY NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WILL
LEAD TO INCREASED FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS TODAY ACROSS ALL OF
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA EXCEPT THE OUTER BANKS.

RESIDENTS OF EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA ARE ADVISED TO CANCEL OR
POSTPONE ANY OUTDOOR BURNING TO PREVENT POTENTIAL RAPID SPREAD OF
FIRES.


$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
559 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

MDZ021>025-VAZ048-049-061>064-068>078-081>086-089>091-094-099-100-
241000-
DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-INLAND WORCESTER-MARYLAND BEACHES-
FLUVANNA-LOUISA-CUMBERLAND-GOOCHLAND-HANOVER-CAROLINE-AMELIA-
POWHATAN-CHESTERFIELD-HENRICO-KING WILLIAM-KING AND QUEEN-ESSEX-
WESTMORELAND-RICHMOND-NORTHUMBERLAND-LANCASTER-PRINCE GEORGE-
CHARLES CITY-NEW KENT-GLOUCESTER-MIDDLESEX-MATHEWS-SURRY-JAMES CITY-
YORK-NEWPORT NEWS/HAMPTON-ACCOMACK-NORTHAMPTON VA-
559 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE LOWER EASTERN SHORE OF
MARYLAND...CENTRAL VIRGINIA...EAST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...INTERIOR
SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA...THE EASTERN SHORE OF VIRGINIA...THE MIDDLE
PENINSULA OF VIRGINIA...THE NORTHERN NECK OF VIRGINIA...THE
PENINSULA OF SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA AND THE PIEDMONT OF CENTRAL
VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   RED FLAG WARNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

WHILE WINDS WILL NOT BE AS MUCH OF A FACTOR ON THURSDAY, CONDITIONS
FAVORABLE FOR DRYING FUELS WILL CONTINUE. THOSE PLANNING OR
INVOLVED IN OUTDOOR BURNING ACTIVITIES ON THURSDAY SHOULD CONTINUE
TO EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
559 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

NCZ012>017-030>032-VAZ060-065>067-079-080-087-088-092-093-095>098-
241000-
NORTHAMPTON NC-HERTFORD-GATES-PASQUOTANK-CAMDEN-INLAND CURRITUCK-
BERTIE-CHOWAN-PERQUIMANS-PRINCE EDWARD-MECKLENBURG-LUNENBURG-
NOTTOWAY-BRUNSWICK-DINWIDDIE-GREENSVILLE-SUSSEX-SOUTHAMPTON-
ISLE OF WIGHT-NORFOLK/PORTSMOUTH-SUFFOLK-CHESAPEAKE-VIRGINIA BEACH-
559 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...INCREASED FIRE DANGER IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR COASTAL NORTHEAST NORTH
CAROLINA...INTERIOR NORTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA...INTERIOR SOUTHEAST
VIRGINIA...SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...SOUTH HAMPTON ROADS VIRGINIA
AND THE PIEDMONT OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   INCREASED FIRE DANGER.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

WHILE WINDS WILL NOT BE AS MUCH OF A FACTOR ON THURSDAY, CONDITIONS
FAVORABLE FOR DRYING FUELS WILL CONTINUE. THOSE PLANNING OR
INVOLVED IN OUTDOOR BURNING ACTIVITIES ON THURSDAY SHOULD CONTINUE
TO EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
503 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

ANZ530>543-DCZ001-MDZ006-007-011-013-014-016>018-VAZ052>057-
241000-
CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-EASTERN BAY-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
ISLAND-DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-HARFORD-
SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-
CALVERT-PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
KING GEORGE-
503 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE MARYLAND PORTION OF THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY...TIDAL POTOMAC RIVER...AND ADJACENT COUNTIES IN
CENTRAL MARYLAND AND NORTHERN VIRGINIA AS WELL AS THE DISTRICT OF
COLUMBIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A GALE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE WATERS TODAY. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE WATERS TONIGHT.

A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA LATE
THIS MORNING THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY
WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND LOW FUEL MOISTURES WILL ENHANCE
THE THREAT FOR THE SPREAD OF WILDFIRES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE BALTIMORE METROPOLITAN AREA AND
PORTIONS OF THE WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN AREA. THE COMBINATION OF
GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND LOW FUEL MOISTURES WILL
ENHANCE THE THREAT FOR THE SPREAD OF WILDFIRES.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE WATERS THURSDAY. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS
FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
503 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

MDZ003>005-009-010-501-502-VAZ025>031-036>040-042-050-051-501>504-
WVZ050>053-055-501>506-241000-
WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-
EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-AUGUSTA-
ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-NELSON-
ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-ORANGE-CULPEPER-
NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN HIGHLAND-
EASTERN HIGHLAND-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-
WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-
WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-
503 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL VIRGINIA...AND CENTRAL AND WESTERN MARYLAND
WITH THE EXCEPTION OF GARRETT COUNTY.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA EAST
OF THE ALLEGHENY HIGHLANDS LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH EARLY THIS
EVENING. THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
AND LOW FUEL MOISTURES WILL ENHANCE THE THREAT FOR THE SPREAD OF
WILDFIRES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MARYLAND. THE
COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND LOW FUEL
MOISTURES WILL ENHANCE THE THREAT FOR THE SPREAD OF WILDFIRES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
436 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

NCZ001-002-018-240845-
ASHE-ALLEGHANY NC-WATAUGA-
436 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ENHANCED FIRE DANGER TODAY DUE TO GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITIES
AND DRY VEGETATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

RCS

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
436 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

NCZ003>006-019-020-VAZ043>046-058-059-240845-
SURRY-STOKES-ROCKINGHAM-CASWELL-WILKES-YADKIN-HENRY-PITTSYLVANIA-
CAMPBELL-APPOMATTOX-HALIFAX-CHARLOTTE-
436 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL NORTH
CAROLINA...NORTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA...CENTRAL VIRGINIA AND SOUTH
CENTRAL VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ENHANCED FIRE DANGER TODAY DUE TO BREEZY CONDITIONS...LOW
HUMIDITIES AND DRY VEGETATION.

IN ADDITION...PATCHY FROST WILL BE POSSIBLE EARLY THURSDAY MORNING
IN LOW LYING AREAS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
436 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

VAZ007-009>020-022>024-240845-
TAZEWELL-SMYTH-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-GRAYSON-CARROLL-
FLOYD-CRAIG-ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-
436 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA AND WEST
CENTRAL VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   RED FLAG WARNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
436 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

VAZ032>035-047-240845-
PATRICK-FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-BUCKINGHAM-
436 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL VIRGINIA...SOUTH
CENTRAL VIRGINIA...SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA AND WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   RED FLAG WARNING.

IN ADDITION...PATCHY FROST WILL BE POSSIBLE EARLY THURSDAY MORNING
IN LOW LYING AREAS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
412 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

NCZ007>010-021>025-240845-
PERSON-GRANVILLE-VANCE-WARREN-FORSYTH-GUILFORD-ALAMANCE-ORANGE-
DURHAM-
412 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THE COMBINATION OF LOW HUMIDITY AND DRY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
BRING AN INCREASED RISK OF ADVERSE FIRE BEHAVIOR TODAY.

LATE TONIGHT... THERE IS A SMALL RISK OF PATCHY FROST IN OUTLYING
AND ISOLATED RURAL LOCATIONS. WIDESPREAD FROST IS NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

GIH

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
412 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

NCZ011-026>028-038>043-073>078-083>086-088-089-240845-
HALIFAX-FRANKLIN-NASH-EDGECOMBE-DAVIDSON-RANDOLPH-CHATHAM-WAKE-
JOHNSTON-WILSON-STANLY-MONTGOMERY-MOORE-LEE-HARNETT-WAYNE-ANSON-
RICHMOND-SCOTLAND-HOKE-CUMBERLAND-SAMPSON-
412 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THE COMBINATION OF LOW HUMIDITY AND DRY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
BRING AN INCREASED RISK OF ADVERSE FIRE BEHAVIOR TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
358 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

NCZ029-044>047-079>081-090>095-098-240800-
MARTIN-PITT-WASHINGTON-TYRRELL-MAINLAND DARE-GREENE-BEAUFORT-
MAINLAND HYDE-DUPLIN-LENOIR-JONES-CRAVEN-PAMLICO-CARTERET-ONSLOW-
358 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

INCREASED FIRE DANGER TODAY DUE TO LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES OF 25
TO 30 PERCENT AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

THE FIRE DANGER RISK WILL BE INCREASED AGAIN THURSDAY MAINLY DUE
TO LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES OF 20 TO 25 PERCENT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
322 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

ANZ450>455-240800-
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-
322 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO NOON EDT
THURSDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   GALE WARNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   GALE WARNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
322 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

DEZ001>004-MDZ008-012-015-019-020-NJZ001-007>010-012>027-PAZ054-055-
060>062-070-071-101>106-240800-
NEW CASTLE-KENT-INLAND SUSSEX-DELAWARE BEACHES-CECIL-KENT MD-
QUEEN ANNES-TALBOT-CAROLINE-SUSSEX-WARREN-MORRIS-HUNTERDON-SOMERSET-
MIDDLESEX-WESTERN MONMOUTH-EASTERN MONMOUTH-MERCER-SALEM-GLOUCESTER-
CAMDEN-NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON-OCEAN-CUMBERLAND-ATLANTIC-CAPE MAY-
ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-COASTAL ATLANTIC-COASTAL OCEAN-
SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON-CARBON-MONROE-BERKS-LEHIGH-NORTHAMPTON-
DELAWARE-PHILADELPHIA-WESTERN CHESTER-EASTERN CHESTER-
WESTERN MONTGOMERY-EASTERN MONTGOMERY-UPPER BUCKS-LOWER BUCKS-
322 AM EDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL DELAWARE...NORTHERN
DELAWARE...SOUTHERN DELAWARE...NORTHEAST MARYLAND...CENTRAL NEW
JERSEY...NORTHERN NEW JERSEY...NORTHWEST NEW JERSEY...SOUTHERN NEW
JERSEY...EAST CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA AND
SOUTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   RED FLAG WARNING.

ALSO...PATCHY FROST IS POSSIBLE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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