Weather Alerts for Chesapeak Bay-New Point Comfort Light

Issued by the National Weather Service

Gale Warning  GALE WARNING   Gale Warning
CHESAPEAK BAY-NEW POINT COMFORT LIGHT

Areas Affected:
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel
Effective: Tue, 3/31 10:00pm Updated: Tue, 3/31 10:44am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 4/1 2:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 2 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...
* WHAT...Northeast winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts of 35 to 40 kt
and waves 4 to 6 ft expected.
* WHERE...Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA
including the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel.
* WHEN...From 10 PM this evening to 2 PM EDT Wednesday.
* 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.