Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

small craft advisory

noun, Meteorology.
1.
a U.S. National Weather Service advisory of sustained winds, over coastal and inland waters, with speeds of 20–33 knots (23–38 mph, 10–17 m/sec). Regional NWS offices have discretion over the choice of the lower limit.
2.
an advisory of potentially dangerous sea surface conditions, as high swells, that are not directly related to local winds, accompanied by the reason for the advisory.
Compare advisory (def 4).
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for small craft advisory

Word Value for small

7
10
Scrabble Words With Friends