Marine Weather Message
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WHUS72 KILM 242343
MWWILM

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
643 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

AMZ254-256-250745-
/O.CON.KILM.SC.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-170225T1100Z/
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-
643 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST
SATURDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KT TONIGHT BECOMING
  SOUTHWEST AT 10 TO 20 KT BY MIDDAY SATURDAY.

* SEAS...WILL PEAK TONIGHT AT 3 TO 6 FEET. THE MAJORITY OF THE
  SEAS WILL COME FROM A HEALTHY SOUTHEAST GROUND SWELL WITH
  PERIODS AROUND 11 SECONDS.

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
WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS,
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

AMZ250-252-250745-
/O.CON.KILM.SC.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-170225T1700Z/
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-
643 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST
SATURDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KT TONIGHT BECOMING SOUTHWEST
  AT 10 TO 20 KT WITH POSSIBLE GUSTS UP TO 25 KT BY MIDDAY
  SATURDAY.

* SEAS...WILL PEAK TONIGHT INTO DAYTIME SAT AT 4 TO 6 FEET...WITH
  A FEW 7 FOOTERS OFF CAPE FEAR. THE MAJORITY OF THE SEAS WILL
  COME FROM A VERY HEALTHY SOUTHEAST GROUND SWELL WITH PERIODS
  AROUND 11 SECONDS.

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
WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS,
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$
DOUGH



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