Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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WHUS72 KILM 211734
MWWILM

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1234 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017


AMZ250-252-254-256-220400-
/O.NEW.KILM.MF.Y.0002.170121T1800Z-170122T1100Z/
/O.CON.KILM.SC.Y.0004.170122T1100Z-170124T2300Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT
20 NM-
1234 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO
6 PM EST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY.

* WINDS AND TIMING...DENSE FOG THROUGH TONIGHT. SCA FOR SUNDAY...SOUTH
TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KT. WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. FOR MONDAY
THRU MONDAY NIGHT... SOUTHWEST TO WEST 20 TO 30 KT WITH FEW
GUSTS UP TO 35 KT.

* SEAS...6 TO 9 FEET.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN A MILE IN FOG.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
AND OR SEA OF 6 FT 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.

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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