Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1010 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...WINDS DIMINISHING THIS MORNING BUT DANGEROUS SEAS IN EXCESS OF
10 FEET TO PERSIST INTO THIS AFTERNOON...

...WINDS TO INCREASE LATE TODAY AND TUESDAY AS A COLD FRONT
CROSSES THE WATERS...

...ELEVATED SEAS AT OR ABOVE 6 FEET ARE EXPECTED TO PERSIST ACROSS
THE WATERS THROUGH LATE WEEK AS WESTERLY FLOW OF 15 TO 25 KNOTS IS
EXPECTED ACROSS THE WATERS FOR MOST OF THIS WEEK...

.WINDS HAVE DIMINISHED TO ADVISORY LEVELS MAINLY IN GUSTS THIS
MORNING BUT WILL INCREASE THIS EVENING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS AND
CONTINUE TUESDAY AS A COLD FRONT CROSSES THE WATERS. FOLLOWING THE
COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE TONIGHT A PERSISTENT WEST TO NORTHWEST OF 15
TO 25 KNOTS IS FORECAST TO PERSIST ACROSS THE WATERS FOR MOST OF
THIS WEEK. THIS WILL HELP TO MAINTAIN ELEVATED SEA HEIGHTS OF 6
FEET OR HIGHER THROUGH LATE WEEK.

AMZ150-082100-
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S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1010 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST FRIDAY...
...GALE WARNING HAS EXPIRED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
FRIDAY.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.

* SEAS...7 TO 12 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A STORM WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 48 TO 63 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...OR TAKE
SHELTER UNTIL WINDS AND WAVES SUBSIDE. COMMERCIAL VESSELS SHOULD
PREPARE FOR VERY STRONG WINDS AND DANGEROUS SEA CONDITIONS...AND
CONSIDER REMAINING IN PORT OR TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL WINDS
AND WAVES SUBSIDE.

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.

&&

$$

AMZ152-154-082100-
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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-
1010 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST FRIDAY...
...GALE WARNING HAS EXPIRED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
FRIDAY.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT.

* SEAS...6 TO 11 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.

&&

$$

AMZ156-158-082100-
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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-
1010 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST FRIDAY...
...GALE WARNING HAS EXPIRED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
FRIDAY.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT.

* SEAS...5 TO 8 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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PAMLICO SOUND-
1010 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR THE PAMLICO SOUND HAS EXPIRED...

WINDS HAVE DIMINISHED TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS ACROSS THE PAMLICO SOUND
BUT ARE FORECAST TO INCREASE AGAIN TONIGHT AND TUESDAY AND A NEW
ADVISORY WILL LIKELY NEED TO BE REISSUED FOR THE WATERS LATER
TODAY.

$$



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