Headline: Small Craft Advisory issued March 13 at 10:31PM EDT until March 14 at 6:00PM EDT by NWS New York City - Upton
Activation Time: 03/13/18 10:31 PM
Expiration Time: 03/14/18 6:00 PM
Issued By: NWS New York City - Upton (Long Island and New York City)
Affected Jurisdictions:
Description: ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDTWEDNESDAY......GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH LATEWEDNESDAY NIGHT...The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Gale Watch,which is in effect from Wednesday evening through late Wednesdaynight.* WINDS AND SEAS...West winds 15 to 25 kt. Gusts up to 30 ktthrough Wednesday. Gusts up to 35 kt Wednesday night. Seas 3 to5 feet on Eastern Long Island Sound.
Instructions: A Small Craft Advisory means that sustained wind speeds orfrequent gusts of 25 to 33 kt and/or seas of 5 ft or higher areexpected or occurring...and hazardous to small craft.Inexperienced mariners...especially those operating smallervessels...should avoid navigating in these conditions.A Gale Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to47 kt has significantly increased, but the specific timing and/orlocation is still uncertain. It is intended to provide additionallead time for mariners who may wish to consider altering theirplans.