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WHUS72 KILM 220848
MWWILM

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
348 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

AMZ250-252-254-256-221700-
/O.CON.KILM.SC.Y.0004.170122T1100Z-170124T2300Z/
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-
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-
348 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST
TUESDAY...

* WINDS AND TIMING...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO
  25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT THROUGH THIS EVENING. WINDS WILL
  BECOME SOUTHWEST TO WEST AT 20 TO 30 KT WITH FEW GUSTS UP TO
  GALE FORCE LATE TONIGHT THRU MONDAY NIGHT.

* SEAS AND TIMING...SEAS WILL BUILD TO 6 TO 9 FT LATER TODAY THRU
  TONIGHT. SEAS WILL DROP BACK TO 4 TO 8 FEET DURING MONDAY INTO
  MONDAY NIGHT. WIND DRIVEN WAVES AT 4 TO 7 SECOND PERIODS WILL
  DOMINATE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
AND OR SEA 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.

&&

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DOUGH



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