Weather Alerts for Virginia Coastal waters out to 20 NM

Issued by the National Weather Service

Gale Warning  GALE WARNING   Gale Warning
VIRGINIA COASTAL WATERS OUT TO 20 NM

Areas Affected:
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-North Carolina border out to 20 nm
Effective: Tue, 3/31 10:00pm Updated: Tue, 3/31 11:42am 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 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt and
seas 6 to 11 ft expected.
* WHERE...Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm.
* WHEN...From 10 PM this evening to 2 PM EDT Wednesday.
* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas 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.