Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
345 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS EXPECTED LATE FRIDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST FRIDAY AND MOVE ACROSS
THE WATERS LATE FRIDAY NIGHT. SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE
AHEAD OF THE FRONT FRIDAY AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS
LIKELY FOR OUTER PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL WATERS INTO
FRIDAY NIGHT. SEAS WILL BUILD TO AROUND 6 FEET OVER THE SOUTHERN
AND CENTRAL WATERS AS WELL.

AMZ152-154-156-158-251000-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SC.Y.0057.140425T2100Z-140426T1000Z/
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-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
345 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM FRIDAY TO 6 AM EDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM FRIDAY TO
6 AM EDT SATURDAY.

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

* SEAS...4 TO 6 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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