Small Craft Advisory

What Is A Craft Advisory

What is a craft advisory? A craft advisory is issued when widespread hazardous conditions are present within the atmosphere that could adversely affect aircraft. The conditions that are typically monitored are turbulence, icing, and wind shear. When a craft advisory is...

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Noaa Small Craft Advisory

What is a NOAA Small Craft Advisory? A NOAA Small Craft Advisory is a weather advisory issued by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) when hazardous weather conditions pose a threat to small boats. These conditions may include high winds,...

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Small Craft Advisory Today

Small Craft Advisory Today

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect today for Miami-Dade and Broward counties. A Small Craft Advisory means that hazardous weather conditions are occurring or are expected to occur within 12 hours. A Small Craft Advisory is issued when winds are...

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Small Craft Warning Flags

Small Craft Warning Flags

Small Craft Warning Flags are used to indicate dangerous weather conditions to small boat operators. These flags are flown at the Coast Guard station, on the Coast Guard Cutter, and at other government facilities. The flags are also used by the...

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Whats A Small Craft Advisory

Small Craft Advisory is an advisory issued by the National Weather Service for areas that are affected by small craft conditions. These conditions include winds of 18 to 33 knots and/or seas of 6 feet or higher. Small Craft Advisories are...

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What Is Craft Advisory

A craft advisory is an advisory issued by the National Weather Service (NWS) indicating that tropical cyclones (hurricanes, typhoons, and tropical storms) may produce hazardous conditions within the next 36 hours. These conditions may include, but are not limited to, high...

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What Is A Small Craft

A small craft is a vessel that is typically less than 26 feet long. They are often used for fishing, recreational purposes, or as a means of transportation. Small crafts can be either power or sailboats, and they can be made...

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What Is Small Craft

Small craft is a term used to describe a type of boat that is smaller in size when compared to other vessels. These boats are often used for recreational purposes and can be operated by a single person. There are a...

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What Is Small Craft Warning

Small Craft Warning is a weather warning for hazardous sea conditions. The warning is issued when waves are forecast to be 6 feet or higher. Mariners are advised to use caution when operating small boats in these conditions. What is defined...

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