Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
115 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE CONDITIONS EXPECTED THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...
...DENSE FOG ADVISORY FOR THE WATERS THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE MARINE AREA
THURSDAY. WINDS WILL RAPIDLY BECOME NORTH BEHIND THE FRONT. GALE
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OVER MUCH OF THE WATERS WITH SMALL CRAFT
CONDITIONS OVER THE NEUSE/PAMLICO RIVERS. SEAS WILL PEAK IN THE
8 TO 13 FOOT RANGE THURSDAY EVENING. A WARM MOIST AIRMASS FLOWING
NORTHEAST OVER THE WATERS AHEAD OF THE FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO
PRODUCE AREAS OF DENSE FOG ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH THIS MORNING.

AMZ156-158-051815-
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S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
115 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
10 AM EST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.

* SEAS...6 TO 9 FEET.

* VISIBILITY...1/4 TO 3/4 MILE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT 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 DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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ALBEMARLE SOUND-ALLIGATOR RIVER-PAMLICO SOUND-
115 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
10 AM EST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A DENSE FOG ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS
MORNING.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.

* WAVES...1 TO 3 FEET.

* VISIBILITY...1/4 TO 3/4 MILE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT 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 DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
115 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
10 AM EST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A DENSE FOG ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS
MORNING.

* WINDS...NORTH 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.

* SEAS...7 TO 12 FEET.

* VISIBILITY...1/2 TO 3/4 MILE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT 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 DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
115 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 10 AM EST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.

* WAVES...1 TO 2 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS OF 6 FT OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$



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