Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
341 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

...HAZARDOUS SEAS EXPECTED THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING
FROM HATTERAS SOUTH...

.A SURFACE LOW SOUTH OF THE REGION WILL LIFT NORTH TONIGHT.
MEANWHILE HIGH PRESSURE WILL GRADUALLY MOVE OFF THE COAST. A COLD
FRONT WILL SLOWLY APPROACH FROM THE WEST...MOVE INTO THE AREA
FRIDAY AND STALL ON SATURDAY. THE FRONT WEAKENS EARLY NEXT WEEK AS
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE AREA FROM THE ATLANTIC...AND AN
INLAND TROUGH DEVELOPS TO THE WEST.

AMZ158-310745-
/O.CON.KMHX.SW.Y.0001.150731T0000Z-150731T1200Z/
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
341 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
8 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM EDT FRIDAY...

* SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$

AMZ154-156-310745-
/O.CON.KMHX.SW.Y.0001.150731T0200Z-150731T1700Z/
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
341 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
10 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 PM EDT FRIDAY...

* SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$


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