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Latest Marine Weather Warning by KBOX
Issued 10/30/2014 4:00 PM America/New_York.
Valid through 11/2/2014 1:00 PM America/New_York.
whus71 kbox 010246
nantucket sound-vineyard sound-buzzards bay-rhode island sound-
narragansett bay-block island sound-
coastal waters extending out to 25 nm south of marthas vineyard
coastal waters from montauk ny to marthas vineyard extending out
to 20 nm south of block island-
1046 pm edt fri oct 31 2014
...storm watch remains in effect from 6 am edt saturday through
* winds and seas...north winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45
kt. seas 6 to 11 feet.
a storm watch is issued when the risk of storm force winds of
48 to 63 knots has significantly increased...but the specific
timing and/or location is still uncertain. it is intended to
provide additional lead time for mariners who may wish to
consider altering their plans.
Latest Marine Weather Warning by KOKX
Issued 10/30/2014 4:27 PM America/New_York.
Valid through 11/2/2014 5:00 PM America/New_York.
whus71 kokx 010040
long island sound east of new haven ct/port jefferson ny-
peconic and gardiners bays-
south shore bays from jones inlet through shinnecock bay-
moriches inlet ny to montauk point ny out 20 nm-
fire island inlet ny to moriches inlet ny out 20 nm-
sandy hook nj to fire island inlet ny out 20 nm-
840 pm edt fri oct 31 2014
...small craft advisory remains in effect until 6 am edt
...gale warning remains in effect from 6 am edt saturday to 5 pm
* location...coastal ocean waters south of long island...eastern
long island sound...and the bays of long island.
* winds...n 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt.
* timing...the strongest winds and highest seas are expected
from saturday night into sunday morning.
a gale warning means sustained winds or frequent gusts of 34 to
47 kt are expected or occurring. operating a vessel in gale
conditions requires experience and properly equipped vessels. it
is highly recommended that mariners without the proper experience
seek safe harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.
a small craft advisory means that sustained wind speeds or
frequent gusts of 25 to 33 kt and/or seas of 5 ft or higher are
expected or occurring...and hazardous to small craft.
inexperienced mariners...especially those operating smaller
vessels...should avoid navigating in these conditions.