Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
404 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...STRONG NORTHEAST FLOW AND ROUGH SEAS CONTINUE INTO EARLY NEXT
WEEK...

.LOW PRESSURE TO THE SOUTH WILL DRIFT SLOWLY EAST-NORTHEAST THROUGH
MONDAY. THIS LOW WILL BRING A PROLONGED PERIOD OF NORTHEAST WINDS
OF 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 40 KNOTS WITH SEAS OF 8 TO
14 FEET OVER THE OUTER WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT. WINDS AND SEAS
GRADUALLY DIMINISH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

AMZ152-154-156-158-202015-
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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-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
404 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT MONDAY...

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

* SEAS...7 TO 12 FEET...AS HIGH AS 15 FEET OUTER CENTRAL WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

AMZ135-202015-
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PAMLICO SOUND-
404 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT.

* WAVES...3 TO 4 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. 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-
404 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT MONDAY...

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

* WAVES...2 TO 3 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.

&&

$$

AMZ136-137-202015-
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PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
404 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 KT.

* WAVES...1 TO 3 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.

&&

$$

AMZ150-202015-
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S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
404 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT
TUESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 KT.

* SEAS...8 TO 13 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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