Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1003 PM EST SAT FEB 18 2017

...GUSTY WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS OVER THE CENTRAL WATERS THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.HIGH PRESSURE OFFSHORE AND A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE INLAND WILL
RESULT IN GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS OVER THE CENTRAL
WATERS FOR A FEW MORE HOURS. WINDS AND SEAS WILL DIMINISH ALL
WATERS OVERNIGHT.

AMZ152-154-190600-
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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-
1003 PM EST SAT FEB 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT EARLY THEN
  DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT OVERNIGHT.

* SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET OVERNIGHT.

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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