Weather Alerts for Hampton Roads Marine

Issued by the National Weather Service

Small Craft Advisory  SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY   Small Craft Advisory
HAMPTON ROADS MARINE

Areas Affected:
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point MD to Smith Point VA - Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point MD - Chesapeake Bay from Pooles Island to Sandy Point MD - Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach MD - Chester River to Queenstown MD - Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River - Eastern Bay - Patapsco River including Baltimore Harbor - Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island - Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island MD to Smith Point VA
Effective: Sat, 10/16 9:02am Updated: Sat, 10/16 2:01pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 10/17 6:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT SUNDAY...
* WHAT...South winds 15 to 20 kts with gusts up to 30 kts through
early afternoon, then abruptly shifting to northwest at 20 to
25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.
* WHERE...Chesapeake Bay and most adjoining tributaries between
Smith Point VA and Pooles Island Maryland, and Tidal Potomac
from Cobb Island MD to Smith Point VA.
* WHEN...Until 6 PM EDT Sunday.
* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...As a cold front moves through between 2 and
6 PM this afternoon, showers and isolated thunderstorms will
accompany the front. This will likely lead to brief gale force
winds. Additionally, an abrupt wind shift from southerly to
northwesterly will occur as the boundary moves through. These
conditions will be dangerous to mariners caught on the water.

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

Small Craft Advisory  SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY   Small Craft Advisory
HAMPTON ROADS MARINE

Areas Affected:
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel - Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA
Effective: Sat, 10/16 10:16am Updated: Sat, 10/16 2:01pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 10/18 6:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT MONDAY...
* WHAT...Southwest winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming northwest 15 to
25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt late this afternoon or early this
evening through Sunday. Waves 3 to 5 ft expected. A few gusts
to 35 kt will be possible late this afternoon and this evening.
* WHERE...Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA
including the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, Chesapeake Bay
from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA.
* WHEN...From 10 AM this morning to 6 AM EDT Monday.
* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

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

Small Craft Advisory  SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY   Small Craft Advisory
HAMPTON ROADS MARINE

Areas Affected:
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-North Carolina border out to 20 nm - Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nm
Effective: Sat, 10/16 10:16am Updated: Sat, 10/16 2:01pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 10/18 6:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT MONDAY...
* WHAT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and
seas 4 to 6 ft. A few gusts to 35 kt will be possible this
evening.
* WHERE...Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm and Coastal waters from NC
VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nm.
* WHEN...Until 6 AM EDT Monday.
* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

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

Small Craft Advisory  SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY   Small Craft Advisory
HAMPTON ROADS MARINE

Areas Affected:
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm - Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm - Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out 20 nm
Effective: Sat, 10/16 10:16am Updated: Sat, 10/16 2:01pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 10/18 6:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT MONDAY...
* WHAT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Seas 4
to 5 ft. A few gusts to 35 kt will be possible this evening.
* WHERE...Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles
Light VA out 20 nm, Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to
Chincoteague VA out 20 nm and Coastal waters from Chincoteague
to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm.
* WHEN...Until 6 AM EDT Monday.
* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

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