Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
433 AM EDT SUN SEP 24 2017

...ELEVATED SEAS WILL PERSIST INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK...

...INCREASING WINDS EXPECTED TODAY THROUGH THIS WEEK AS MARIA
AFFECTS THE WATERS...

.AS TROPICAL CYCLONE MARIA MOVES SLOWLY NORTHWARD OFF THE EAST
COAST THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS, BUILDING SWELL AND INCREASING WINDS
WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR MARINERS THROUGH AT LEAST
THE MIDDLE OF THIS WEEK.

AMZ150-242200-
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S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
433 AM EDT SUN SEP 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 KT TODAY WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT
  THROUGH MIDDLE OF THIS WEEK.

* SEAS...6 TO 8 FEET TODAY BUILDING TO 14 TO 19 FEET EARLY THIS
  WEEK.

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.

&&

$$

AMZ156-158-242200-
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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-
433 AM EDT SUN SEP 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 KT TODAY WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT
  EARLY THIS WEEK.

* SEAS...8 TO 12 FEET TODAY BUILDING TO 11 TO 16 FEET EARLY THIS
  WEEK.

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.

&&

$$

AMZ152-154-242200-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0088.000000T0000Z-170929T1000Z/
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-
433 AM EDT SUN SEP 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 KT TODAY INCREASING TO 35 KT WITH
  GUSTS UP TO 45 KT EARLY THIS WEEK.

* SEAS...8 TO 12 FEET TODAY BUILDING TO 16 TO 21 FEET EARLY THIS
  WEEK.

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.

&&

$$

HEDEN



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