Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
354 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...STRONG WINDS AND DANGEROUS SEAS DEVELOPING LATE TODAY AND
TONIGHT...

.A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT THROUGH THE WATERS THIS MORNING, WITH
COMPLEX LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM SLOWLY MOVING NORTHEAST OVER THE
WATERS LATE TODAY AND TUESDAY. GALE FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT, WITH SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15
FEET. ELEVATED SEAS WILL LINGER THROUGH MID WEEK.

AMZ150-242000-
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S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
354 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM EDT
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A GALE WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO
7 AM EDT TUESDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

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

* SEAS...7 TO 12 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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.

&&

$$

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ALBEMARLE SOUND-ALLIGATOR RIVER-
354 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM EDT
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A GALE WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO
7 AM EDT TUESDAY.

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

* WAVES...2 TO 4 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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.

&&

$$

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S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
354 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 2 AM
EDT TUESDAY...

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

* SEAS...7 TO 13 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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.

&&

$$

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PAMLICO SOUND-
354 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM
EDT TUESDAY...

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

* WAVES...2 TO 4 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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.

&&

$$

AMZ152-154-242000-
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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-
354 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM
EDT TUESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT.

* SEAS...9 TO 15 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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.

&&

$$

AMZ156-242000-
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S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
354 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 2 AM
EDT TUESDAY...

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

* SEAS...9 TO 14 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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.

&&

$$

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PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
354 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
5 AM EDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 5 AM EDT TUESDAY.

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

* WAVES...ROUGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$



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