Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
341 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

...BUILDING SWELLS EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH MID WEEK...

.SWELLS GENERATED FROM LOW PRESSURE NORTH OF HISPANIOLA WILL BUILD
SEAS TO AROUND 6 FEET ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH MID WEEK. IN ADDITION, A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE
WATERS WEDNESDAY BRINGING A NORTH TO NORTHEAST SURGE AROUND 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY NIGHT WITH SEAS TO AROUND 6 FEET LINGERING INTO THURSDAY
MORNING.

AMZ152-154-271945-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SC.Y.0038.170328T0500Z-170330T1500Z/
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-
341 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TUESDAY TO 11 AM EDT
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TUESDAY TO
11 AM EDT THURSDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 TO 15 KNOTS, BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
  20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET.

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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