Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
238 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...ROUGH SEAS CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND...

.SOUTHEAST SWELLS AROUND LOW PRESSURE OFF OF FLORIDA WILL BUILD
SEAS TO 6 FEET OR GREATER INTO THE WEEKEND.

AMZ152-154-241945-
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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-
238 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...EAST 10 TO 20 KT THROUGH EARLY EVENING THEN DIMINISHING
  TO LESS THAN 10 KT BY SATURDAY MORNING. SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASE
  AGAIN LATE SATURDAY TO 20 TO 30 KT.

* SEAS...5 TO 8 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.

&&

$$

AMZ150-241945-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0025.170224T1600Z-170226T1800Z/
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
238 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING
TO 1 PM EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KT. SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASE LATE
  SATURDAY TO 20 TO 25 KT.

* 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.

&&

$$

AMZ156-158-241945-
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S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
238 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 KT THROUGH THIS EVENING THEN
  DIMINISHING TO UNDER 10 KT BY SATURDAY MORNING. SOUTHWEST WINDS
  INCREASE AGAIN LATE SATURDAY TO 20 TO 30 KT.

* SEAS...5 TO 8 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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