Weather Warnings for Atlantic and Caribbean Hurricanes

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Western Atlantic Marine Zones Issued by the National Weather Service
Alerts Updated: August 20, 2018, 3:56 pm  UTC


Special Marine Warning issued August 20 at 3:56PM EDT until August 20 at 4:30PM EDT by NWS

Summary: The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a * Special Marine Warning for... Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA... * Until 430 PM EDT. * At 355 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing waterspouts was located over Northern Neck Reef. The severe
Severity:  Moderate    Effective:  August 20, 2018, 3:56 pm      Expires:  August 20, 2018, 4:30 pm
Area:  Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA


Marine Weather Statement issued August 20 at 3:49PM EDT by NWS

Summary: ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER THE WATERS... The areas affected include... Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA... At 347 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated a strong thunderstorm, capable of producing winds to around 30 knots. This thunderstorm was located over Northern Neck Reef, moving southwest at 5 knots.
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  August 20, 2018, 2:05 pm      Expires:  August 20, 2018, 4:30 pm
Area:  Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA


Marine Weather Statement issued August 20 at 3:34PM EDT by NWS

Summary: ...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS... The areas affected include... Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point MD to Smith Point VA... Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point MD... Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD... Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  August 20, 2018, 2:05 pm      Expires:  August 20, 2018, 5:30 pm
Area:  Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point MD to Smith Point VA; Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point MD; Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD; Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island; Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island MD to Smith Point VA; Tidal Potomac from Indian Head to Cobb Island MD


Small Craft Advisory issued August 20 at 2:22PM EDT until August 20 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS

Summary: ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... * WINDS AND SEAS...Northeast winds around 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  August 20, 2018, 2:22 pm      Expires:  August 20, 2018, 8:00 pm
Area:  Moriches Inlet NY to Montauk Point NY out 20 nm


Small Craft Advisory issued August 20 at 2:05PM EDT until August 20 at 6:00PM EDT by NWS

Summary: ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING... * WINDS AND SEAS...Northeast winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  August 20, 2018, 2:05 pm      Expires:  August 20, 2018, 6:00 pm
Area:  Nantucket Sound


Small Craft Advisory issued August 20 at 2:05PM EDT until August 20 at 6:00PM EDT by NWS

Summary: ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING... The National Weather Service in Boston/Norton has issued a Small Craft Advisory, which is in effect until 6 PM EDT this evening. * WINDS AND SEAS...Northeast winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  August 20, 2018, 2:05 pm      Expires:  August 20, 2018, 6:00 pm
Area:  Buzzards Bay; Vineyard Sound


Small Craft Advisory issued August 20 at 2:05PM EDT until August 20 at 6:00PM EDT by NWS

Summary: ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING... * WINDS AND SEAS...Northeast winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  August 20, 2018, 2:05 pm      Expires:  August 20, 2018, 6:00 pm
Area:  Block Island Sound; Rhode Island Sound


Small Craft Advisory issued August 20 at 2:05PM EDT until August 21 at 12:00AM EDT by NWS

Summary: ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT... * WINDS AND SEAS...Northeast winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  August 20, 2018, 2:05 pm      Expires:  August 21, 2018, 12:00 am
Area:  Coastal waters east of Ipswich Bay and the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary


Small Craft Advisory issued August 20 at 2:05PM EDT until August 21 at 12:00AM EDT by NWS

Summary: ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT... * WINDS AND SEAS...Northeast winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 feet.
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  August 20, 2018, 2:05 pm      Expires:  August 21, 2018, 12:00 am
Area:  Coastal waters from Provincetown MA to Chatham MA to Nantucket MA out 20 nm


Small Craft Advisory issued August 20 at 2:05PM EDT until August 21 at 12:00AM EDT by NWS

Summary: ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT... * WINDS AND SEAS...Northeast winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 6 feet.
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  August 20, 2018, 2:05 pm      Expires:  August 21, 2018, 12:00 am
Area:  Coastal Waters extending out to 25 nm South of Marthas Vineyard and Nantucket


Small Craft Advisory issued August 20 at 2:05PM EDT until August 21 at 12:00AM EDT by NWS

Summary: ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT... * WINDS AND SEAS...Northeast winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  August 20, 2018, 2:05 pm      Expires:  August 21, 2018, 12:00 am
Area:  Coastal Waters from Montauk NY to Marthas Vineyard extending out to 20 nm South of Block Island


Small Craft Advisory issued August 20 at 1:31PM EDT until August 22 at 6:00AM EDT by NWS

Summary: ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TUESDAY TO 6 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has issued a Small Craft Advisory, which is in effect from 6 PM Tuesday to 6 AM EDT Wednesday. * WINDS...18 to 33 knots within the Small Craft Advisory.
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  August 21, 2018, 6:00 pm      Expires:  August 22, 2018, 6:00 am
Area:  Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point MD to Smith Point VA; Chesapeake Bay from North Beach to Drum Point MD; Chesapeake Bay from Sandy Point to North Beach MD; Choptank River to Cambridge MD and the Little Choptank River; Eastern Bay; Patuxent River to Broomes Island MD; Tangier Sound and the inland waters surrounding Bloodsworth Island; Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island MD to Smith Point VA