Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
337 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS EXPECTED FOR THE
CENTRAL AND NORTHERN COASTAL WATERS WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.A TIGHT NORTHWESTERLY PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL DEVELOP BETWEEN A
STRENGTHENING AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OFF THE MID-ATLANTIC STATES
AND HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE SOUTHERN U.S. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH SEAS BUILDING 6 TO 9 FEET FOR THE
CENTRAL AND NORTHERN WATERS. WINDS WILL SUBSIDE BELOW SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY CRITERIA FOR THE ALBEMARLE AND PAMLICO SOUNDS BY MIDDAY
THURSDAY. WINDS AND SEAS WILL SUBSIDE BELOW SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
LEVELS FOR THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN WATERS LATE THURSDAY NIGHT
INTO EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.

AMZ150-152-154-220900-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0090.141022T1500Z-141024T1600Z/
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-
337 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM WEDNESDAY TO
NOON EDT FRIDAY...

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

* SEAS...6 TO 9 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.

&&

$$

AMZ130-131-135-220900-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0090.141022T1800Z-141023T1800Z/
ALBEMARLE SOUND-ALLIGATOR RIVER-PAMLICO SOUND-
337 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM WEDNESDAY TO
2 PM EDT THURSDAY...

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

* SEAS...2 TO 4 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.

&&

$$

AMZ156-220900-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0090.141022T1800Z-141023T1800Z/
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
337 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM WEDNESDAY TO
2 PM EDT THURSDAY...

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

* SEAS...3 TO 5 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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