Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
324 PM 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 SOUTHERN AND 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.

AMZ156-158-280730-
/O.EXB.KMHX.SC.Y.0038.170328T1000Z-170330T1000Z/
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
324 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM EDT
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TUESDAY TO
6 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 6 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.

&&

$$

AMZ152-154-280730-
/O.CON.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-
324 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS 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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