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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
406 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...SWELLS FROM APPROACHING TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT WILL IMPACT
THE NC COASTAL WATERS THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT, CURRENTLY ABOUT 350 MILES OFF THE NC
COAST, WILL APPROACH FROM THE EAST THROUGH TUESDAY. SEAS OF 4 TO
7 FEET IN LONG PERIOD SWELLS, UPWARDS OF 13 TO 15 SECONDS, WILL
BEGIN IMPACTING THE COASTAL WATERS LATER TONIGHT. WINDS ARE
EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW SMALL CRAFT LEVELS AT THIS TIME, HOWEVER
SHOULD TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT INTENSIFY AND/OR BRUSH CLOSER TO
THE NC COAST, WINDS MAY INCREASE ABOVE SMALL CRAFT CRITERIA. IF
THE DEPRESSION INTENSIFIES, THIS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR
HAZARDOUS SEAS MAY BE REPLACED BY A TROPICAL STORM WATCH OR
WARNING. PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE FORECAST FOR UPDATES.

AMZ152-154-156-290900-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SW.Y.0002.160829T0600Z-160831T0300Z/
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-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
406 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM
MONDAY TO 11 PM EDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 2 AM MONDAY TO 11 PM EDT TUESDAY.

* SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$

AMZ158-290900-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SW.Y.0002.160829T0600Z-160831T0000Z/
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
406 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM
MONDAY TO 8 PM EDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 2 AM MONDAY TO 8 PM EDT TUESDAY.

* SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$

AMZ150-290900-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SW.Y.0002.160829T1600Z-160831T0600Z/
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
406 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM NOON
MONDAY TO 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON MONDAY TO 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY.

* SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$
DAG



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