Weather Alerts for Hampton Roads Marine

Issued by the National Weather Service

Gale Warning  GALE WARNING   Gale Warning
HAMPTON ROADS MARINE

Areas Affected:
Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point MD to Smith Point VA - Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island - Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island MD to Smith Point VA
Effective: Mon, 10/3 12:50am Updated: Mon, 10/3 7:01am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 10/4 6:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT TUESDAY...
* WHAT...North winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt and
waves 3 to 6 ft.
* WHERE...Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point MD to Smith Point VA,
Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island MD to Smith Point VA and
Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth
Island.
* WHEN...Until 6 AM EDT Tuesday.
* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous waves which could
capsize or damage vessels.

Information:
Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

Gale Warning  GALE WARNING   Gale Warning
HAMPTON ROADS MARINE

Areas Affected:
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA
Effective: Mon, 10/3 6:53am Updated: Mon, 10/3 7:01am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 10/4 6:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT TUESDAY...
* WHAT...North winds 30 to 35 kt with gusts to 45 kt. Waves 5 to
7 ft expected.
* WHERE...Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek
VA.
* WHEN...Until 6 PM EDT Tuesday.
* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous waves which could
capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

Information:
Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

Storm Warning  STORM WARNING   Storm Warning
HAMPTON ROADS MARINE

Areas Affected:
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-North Carolina border out to 20 nm - Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out 20 nm
Effective: Mon, 10/3 6:53am Updated: Mon, 10/3 7:01am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 10/3 1:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...
* WHAT...North winds 35 to 40 kt with gusts up to 50 kt and seas
10 to 15 ft expected.
* WHERE...Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles
Light VA out 20 nm and Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light
to Virginia-North Carolina border out to 20 nm.
* WHEN...Until 1 PM EDT Monday.
* IMPACTS...Very strong winds will cause hazardous seas which
could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

Information:
Mariners should remain in port, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.