Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1036 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...STRONG WINDS AND DANGEROUS SEAS MONDAY INTO TUESDAY...

.A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA LATE MONDAY AND MOVE THROUGH
THE WATERS TUESDAY MORNING. AHEAD OF THE FRONT SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST
WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS MONDAY AND 25 TO 35 KNOTS
MONDAY NIGHT. WINDS WILL DIMINISH TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS BEHIND THE
FRONT TUESDAY AFTERNOON. SEAS WILL BUILD TO 6 TO 9 FEET MONDAY
PEAKING AT 7 TO 11 FEET MONDAY NIGHT BEFORE SUBSIDING BELOW
6 FEET LATE TUESDAY EVENING.

AMZ152-154-011445-
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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-
1036 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM MONDAY TO 8 AM EDT
TUESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.

* SEAS...7 TO 12 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

AMZ156-158-011445-
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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-
1036 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM MONDAY TO 6 AM EDT
TUESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.

* SEAS...6 TO 11 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

AMZ135-011445-
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PAMLICO SOUND-
1036 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM MONDAY TO 6 AM EDT
TUESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT.

* WAVES...2 TO 4 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

AMZ130-011445-
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ALBEMARLE SOUND-
1036 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON MONDAY TO
6 AM EDT TUESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.

* WAVES...1 TO 3 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.

&&

$$

AMZ131-011445-
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ALLIGATOR RIVER-
1036 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON MONDAY TO
6 AM EDT TUESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.

* WAVES...ROUGH.

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.

&&

$$

AMZ136-137-011445-
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PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
1036 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM MONDAY TO
6 AM EDT TUESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.

* WAVES...ROUGH.

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.

&&

$$

AMZ150-011445-
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S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1036 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM MONDAY TO
2 PM EDT TUESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP 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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