Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
349 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...STRONG NORTHEAST FLOW AND ROUGH SEAS CONTINUE INTO EARLY NEXT
WEEK...

.LOW PRESSURE OFF OF CAPE FEAR WILL DRIFT SLOWLY EAST NORTHEAST
AND FARTHER OFFSHORE THROUGH MONDAY. THIS LOW WILL BRING A
PROLONGED PERIOD OF NORTHEAST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
AS HIGH AS 40 KNOTS WITH SEAS OF 8 TO 15 FEET OVER THE OUTER
WATERS INTO TONIGHT. WINDS AND SEAS GRADUALLY DIMINISH ON MONDAY.

AMZ152-154-156-158-210600-
/O.CON.KMHX.GL.W.0018.000000T0000Z-140421T0600Z/
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-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
349 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.

* SEAS...8 TO 15 FEET, HIGHEST OUTER WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. 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.

&&

$$

AMZ135-210600-
/O.CON.KMHX.GL.W.0018.000000T0000Z-140421T0600Z/
PAMLICO SOUND-
349 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT MONDAY...

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

* WAVES...3 TO 4 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. 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.

&&

$$

AMZ130-131-210900-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0052.000000T0000Z-140421T1200Z/
ALBEMARLE SOUND-ALLIGATOR RIVER-
349 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT MONDAY...

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

* WAVES...2 TO 3 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS OF 6 FT OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

AMZ136-137-210600-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0052.000000T0000Z-140421T0600Z/
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
349 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 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 FT OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

AMZ150-210900-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0052.000000T0000Z-140422T1100Z/
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
349 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT
TUESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 KT.

* SEAS...8 TO 13 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS OF 6 FT OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$






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