Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
250 PM EDT WED SEP 20 2017

...ELEVATED SEAS WILL PERSIST INTO THE WEEKEND...

.LINGERING SWELL ENERGY WILL PRODUCE ELEVATED SEAS OVER THE
NORTHERN WATERS INTO THURSDAY AND FOR THE CENTRAL WATERS THROUGH
THE WEEKEND.

AMZ152-154-210815-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0088.000000T0000Z-170926T0000Z/
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-
250 PM EDT WED SEP 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS THIS EVENING BECOMING
  NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS THURSDAY.

* SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET. SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO BUILD OVER THE WEEKEND
  INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK DUE TO SWELLS FROM TROPICAL CYCLONE MARIA.

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.

&&

$$

AMZ150-210815-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0088.000000T0000Z-170921T1000Z/
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
250 PM EDT WED SEP 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT
THURSDAY...

* WINDS...VARIABLE 5 TO 10 KT.

* 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.

&&

$$


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