Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
313 AM EST SUN NOV 19 2017

...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WINDS AND SEAS
TODAY...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS THIS MORNING
MORNING PRODUCING SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH
HIGHER GUSTS. SEAS WILL BUILD TO AS HIGH AS 8 TO 13 FEET. WINDS
WILL SHIFT TO NORTHWEST BEHIND THE FRONT BUT CONTINUE 15 TO 25
KNOTS INTO TONIGHT. THE GUSTY WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS WILL
GRADUALLY DIMINISH LATE TONIGHT INTO MONDAY.

AMZ150-152-154-156-158-191800-
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S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
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-
313 AM EST SUN NOV 19 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT BECOMING
  WEST.

* SEAS...8 TO 13 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.

&&

$$

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PAMLICO SOUND-
313 AM EST SUN NOV 19 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT BECOMING
  WEST.

* WAVES...3 TO 5 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.

&&

$$

AMZ130-131-136-137-192015-
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ALBEMARLE SOUND-ALLIGATOR RIVER-PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
313 AM EST SUN NOV 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT BECOMING
  WEST.

* 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 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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