Severe Weather Alerts
Small Craft Advisory (Minor)
* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, south winds 10 to 15 kt
with gusts up to 20 kt. For the Gale Watch, northwest winds 20
to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt and waves 2 to 4 ft possible.
* WHERE...Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding
Bloodsworth Island and Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point MD to
Smith Point VA.
* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until midnight EDT
tonight. For the Gale Watch, from Tuesday afternoon through
late Tuesday night.
* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous waves which could
capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.
Mariners should consider altering plans to avoid possible
hazardous conditions. Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter
course, and/or secure the vessel for severe wind and waves.