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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
225 PM EDT THU APR 17 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.

ANZ531-180800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT-
225 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
225 PM EDT THU APR 17 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.

ANZ532-180800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH-
225 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
225 PM EDT THU APR 17 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.

ANZ533-180800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT-
225 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
225 PM EDT THU APR 17 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.

ANZ534-180800-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT TO SMITH POINT-
225 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
225 PM EDT THU APR 17 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.

ANZ536-180800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND-
225 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
225 PM EDT THU APR 17 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.

ANZ537-180800-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND TO SMITH POINT-
225 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
225 PM EDT THU APR 17 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.

ANZ538-180800-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
225 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
225 PM EDT THU APR 17 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.

ANZ539-180800-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
225 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
225 PM EDT THU APR 17 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.

ANZ540-180800-
EASTERN BAY-
225 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
225 PM EDT THU APR 17 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.

ANZ541-180800-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
225 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
225 PM EDT THU APR 17 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.

ANZ542-180800-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
225 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
225 PM EDT THU APR 17 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.

ANZ543-180800-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH ISLAND-
225 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS UP TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WAVES 1 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
131 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

ANZ531-536-538-539-542-180145-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0085.140417T2200Z-140418T0700Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD-
PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR-
CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD-
PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD-
131 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO 3 AM EDT FRIDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO 3 AM EDT FRIDAY.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
131 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

ANZ532>534-537-540-541-543-180145-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0084.000000T0000Z-140418T0700Z/
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 COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA-EASTERN BAY-
CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
ISLAND-
131 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EDT FRIDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EDT FRIDAY.

* 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 WAKEFIELD VA
130 PM EDT THU APR 17 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

ANZ630-180115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
130 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
130 PM EDT THU APR 17 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

ANZ631-180115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
130 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
130 PM EDT THU APR 17 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

ANZ632-180115-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
130 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KT.
WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FOOT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
102 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

ANZ630-631-172000-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0050.000000T0000Z-140417T2000Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
102 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

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

* WINDS: NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS.

* WAVES: 3 TO 4 FEET.

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
102 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

ANZ632-634-180115-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0050.000000T0000Z-140418T0400Z/
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-
102 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
TONIGHT...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
TONIGHT.

* WINDS: NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES: 3 TO 4 FEET.

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.

&&

$$


Frost Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
213 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

MDZ004>007-180215-
/O.UPG.KLWX.FZ.A.0003.140418T0600Z-140418T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KLWX.FR.Y.0001.140418T0600Z-140418T1200Z/
FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-HARFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FREDERICK...WESTMINSTER
213 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 AM EDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A FROST ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 AM
EDT FRIDAY. THE FREEZE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS IN THE MID 30S.

* TIMING...LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...DAMAGE TO SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FROST ADVISORY MEANS THAT A LIGHT FROST IS EXPECTED. SENSITIVE
OUTDOOR PLANTS MAY BE DAMAGED IF LEFT UNCOVERED.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
213 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

MDZ009>011-VAZ036>040-042-050-051-501-502-180215-
/O.NEW.KLWX.FR.Y.0001.140418T0600Z-140418T1200Z/
MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-
MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-ORANGE-CULPEPER-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-
SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GAITHERSBURG...COLUMBIA...BALTIMORE...
CHARLOTTESVILLE...WASHINGTON...LEESBURG...CULPEPER...WARRENTON
213 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 AM EDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A FROST ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 AM
EDT FRIDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS IN THE MID 30S.

* TIMING...LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...DAMAGE TO SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FROST ADVISORY MEANS THAT A LIGHT FROST IS EXPECTED. SENSITIVE
OUTDOOR PLANTS MAY BE DAMAGED IF LEFT UNCOVERED.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
209 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...FROST EXPECTED TONIGHT AND EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...

.FOR TONIGHT...THE COLD AIR MASS THAT HAS COVERED OUR AREA WILL
CONTINUE TO MODIFY...BUT LIGHT OR NEAR CALM WINDS WILL ALLOW AREAS
OF FROST TO DEVELOP. TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE LOW TO MID 30S.

VAZ023-024-035-180215-
/O.EXT.KRNK.FR.Y.0001.140418T0700Z-140418T1300Z/
BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-AMHERST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FINCASTLE...LEXINGTON...BUENA VISTA...
AMHERST
209 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...FROST ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM EDT FRIDAY...

* TEMPERATURES...LOW TO MID 30S.

* IMPACTS...VEGETATION SENSITIVE TO FREEZING OR NEAR FREEZING
  TEMPERATURES AND FROST MAY BE DAMAGED OR KILLED.

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN SHENANDOAH VALLEY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FROST ADVISORY MEANS THAT FROST IS POSSIBLE. SENSITIVE OUTDOOR
PLANTS MAY BE KILLED IF LEFT UNCOVERED.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
209 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...FROST EXPECTED TONIGHT AND EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...

.FOR TONIGHT...THE COLD AIR MASS THAT HAS COVERED OUR AREA WILL
CONTINUE TO MODIFY...BUT LIGHT OR NEAR CALM WINDS WILL ALLOW AREAS
OF FROST TO DEVELOP. TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE LOW TO MID 30S.

NCZ004>006-VAZ022-032>034-043>047-058-059-180215-
/O.EXB.KRNK.FR.Y.0001.140418T0700Z-140418T1300Z/
STOKES-ROCKINGHAM-CASWELL-ROANOKE-PATRICK-FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-HENRY-
PITTSYLVANIA-CAMPBELL-APPOMATTOX-BUCKINGHAM-HALIFAX-CHARLOTTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DANBURY...EDEN...YANCEYVILLE...
ROANOKE...SALEM...STUART...ROCKY MOUNT...BEDFORD...MARTINSVILLE...
DANVILLE...LYNCHBURG...APPOMATTOX...SOUTH BOSTON...KEYSVILLE
209 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM EDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A FROST
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM EDT FRIDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...LOW TO MID 30S.

* IMPACTS...VEGETATION SENSITIVE TO FREEZING OR NEAR FREEZING
  TEMPERATURES AND FROST MAY BE DAMAGED OR KILLED.

* LOCATIONS...ROANOKE VALLEY. VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA
  PIEDMONT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FROST ADVISORY MEANS THAT FROST IS POSSIBLE. SENSITIVE OUTDOOR
PLANTS MAY BE KILLED IF LEFT UNCOVERED.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
109 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...FROST WITH LOCALIZED FREEZING TEMPERATURES EXPECTED EARLY
FRIDAY MORNING...

PAZ057-059-063>066-181200-
/O.UPG.KCTP.FZ.A.0003.140418T0600Z-140418T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KCTP.FR.Y.0001.140418T0600Z-140418T1200Z/
DAUPHIN-LEBANON-CUMBERLAND-ADAMS-YORK-LANCASTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARRISBURG...HERSHEY...LEBANON...
CARLISLE...GETTYSBURG...YORK...LANCASTER
109 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 AM EDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS ISSUED A FROST
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 AM EDT FRIDAY. THE
FREEZE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS AROUND DAYBREAK FRIDAY IN THE LOW TO MID
  30S.

* IMPACTS...DAMAGE TO SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FROST ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN WIDESPREAD FROST IS EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP DURING THE GROWING SEASON. THOSE WITH AGRICULTURAL OR
GARDENING INTERESTS IN THE ADVISORY AREA SHOULD HARVEST OR
PROTECT SENSITIVE PLANTS AND CROPS. POTTED PLANTS NORMALLY LEFT
OUTDOORS SHOULD BE COVERED OR BROUGHT INSIDE.

&&

$$

LAMBERT/STEINBUGL


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
233 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

NCZ004>006-VAZ022>024-032>035-043>047-058-059-181845-
STOKES-ROCKINGHAM-CASWELL-ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-PATRICK-
FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-HENRY-PITTSYLVANIA-CAMPBELL-APPOMATTOX-
BUCKINGHAM-HALIFAX-CHARLOTTE-
233 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM EDT FRIDAY...

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

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

   FROST ADVISORY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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

   FROST ADVISORY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
216 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

ANZ530>543-DCZ001-MDZ006-007-011-013-014-016>018-VAZ052>057-
181000-
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-
216 PM EDT THU APR 17 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...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A FROST ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN MARYLAND
TONIGHT.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATERS
THIS AFTERNOON AND MOST OF THE WATERS TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

A FROST ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN MARYLAND
EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
216 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

MDZ003>005-009-010-501-502-VAZ025>031-036>040-042-050-051-501>504-
WVZ050>053-055-501>506-181000-
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-
216 PM EDT THU APR 17 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...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A FROST ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
MARYLAND AND NORTHERN VIRGINIA TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

A FROST ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
MARYLAND AND NORTHERN VIRGINIA FRIDAY MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
116 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

PAZ057-059-063>066-181730-
DAUPHIN-LEBANON-CUMBERLAND-ADAMS-YORK-LANCASTER-
116 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 AM EDT FRIDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

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

   FROST ADVISORY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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

   FROST ADVISORY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

LAMBERT

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