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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
655 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

ANZ531>534-536-537-539>541-543-192000-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0228.000000T0000Z-141219T2000Z/
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 INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-EASTERN BAY-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
ISLAND-
655 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...18 TO 33 KNOTS WITHIN THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
630 AM EST FRI DEC 19 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.

ANZ532-192100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
630 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
630 AM EST FRI DEC 19 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.

ANZ533-192100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
630 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
630 AM EST FRI DEC 19 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.

ANZ534-192100-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
630 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
630 AM EST FRI DEC 19 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.

ANZ536-192100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
630 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. WAVES FLAT.
.SUN...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...SE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
630 AM EST FRI DEC 19 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.

ANZ537-192100-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
630 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
630 AM EST FRI DEC 19 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.

ANZ540-192100-
EASTERN BAY-
630 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
630 AM EST FRI DEC 19 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.

ANZ541-192100-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
630 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
630 AM EST FRI DEC 19 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.

ANZ543-192100-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
630 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE DAY...THEN RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
429 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

ANZ430-431-450>455-200930-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS NORTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
DELAWARE BAY WATERS SOUTH OF EAST POINT NJ TO SLAUGHTER BEACH DE-
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-
429 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS AND
DELAWARE BAY WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING STRONG WINDS ON CHRISTMAS
EVE AND CHRISTMAS DAY. GALES FORCE GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
429 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

DEZ002>004-MDZ019-020-NJZ013-014-020>027-200930-
KENT-INLAND SUSSEX-DELAWARE BEACHES-TALBOT-CAROLINE-WESTERN MONMOUTH-
EASTERN MONMOUTH-OCEAN-CUMBERLAND-ATLANTIC-CAPE MAY-
ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-COASTAL ATLANTIC-COASTAL OCEAN-
SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON-
429 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL DELAWARE...SOUTHERN
DELAWARE...NORTHEAST MARYLAND...CENTRAL NEW JERSEY AND SOUTHERN NEW
JERSEY.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING HEAVY RAIN, GUSTY WINDS,
AND POSSIBLY MINOR COASTAL FLOODING ON CHRISTMAS EVE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
412 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

WVZ035>038-046-047-200915-
RALEIGH-FAYETTE-NICHOLAS-WEBSTER-POCAHONTAS-RANDOLPH-
412 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL WEST
VIRGINIA...NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA AND SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL ORGANIZE ALONG THE SOUTHEAST COAST ON
MONDAY...SPREADING PRECIPITATION WEST INTO THE MOUNTAINS. THE
PRECIPITATION MAY BEGIN AS SNOW...A MIX...OR FREEZING RAIN...BEFORE
TRANSITIONING TO RAIN BY MIDDAY. SOME ICING IS POSSIBLE...MAINLY
ACROSS THE EASTERN SLOPES AND THE GREENBRIER VALLEY. THERE IS
UNCERTAINTY REGARDING PRECIPITATION TYPES AND ANY RESULTING
ACCUMULATIONS MONDAY MORNING. A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MAY EVENTUALLY
BE NEEDED SHOULD CONFIDENCE INCREASE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
410 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

NCZ001-002-018-VAZ015-200915-
ASHE-ALLEGHANY NC-WATAUGA-GRAYSON-
410 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

LIGHT SNOWFALL INCLUDING A WINTRY MIX WILL BE POSSIBLE LATE
TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

SOME ADDED LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATION COULD OCCUR SATURDAY. IN
ADDITION...POCKETS OF FREEZING RAIN MAY DEVELOP LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
INTO EARLY MONDAY ESPECIALLY ALONG THE BLUE RIDGE. VERY STRONG
NORTHWEST WINDS BEHIND A COLD FRONT ARE LIKELY ON THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
410 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

VAZ011-013-014-016>020-022>024-032-WVZ044-507-508-200915-
GILES-PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-CARROLL-FLOYD-CRAIG-ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-
ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-PATRICK-MONROE-EASTERN GREENBRIER-
WESTERN GREENBRIER-
410 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

A BRIEF PERIOD OF LIGHT SNOW IS POSSIBLE SATURDAY. IN
ADDITION...A WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION COULD OCCUR LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT INTO MONDAY...FOLLOWED BY STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS BEHIND A
PASSING COLD FRONT ON THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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