Northampton Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 3:49 AM EST Jan. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Small Craft Advisory now in effect until 1 am EST Wednesday...
... Dense fog advisory will expire at 4 am EST early this

* winds... east 20 to 25 kt with gusts to around 30 kt this
morning, diminishing this afternoon, then becoming northwest
tonight and increasing to 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt
later tonight into Tuesday.

* Seas... 6 to 9 feet, then gradually subsiding to 4 to 5 feet by
Tuesday night.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Small Craft Advisory means wind speeds of 25 to 33 knots and/or
seas of 5 feet or greater over the coastal waters are expected to
produce hazardous boating conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners... especially those operating smaller
vessels... should avoid navigating in these conditions.

Mariners should pay close attention to the marine forecast... and
consider wind and sea conditions in planning.