Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
837 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...ELEVATED SEAS CONTINUE ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS THROUGH EARLY
THIS AFTERNOON...

.LONG PERIOD SWELLS FROM DISTANT HURRICANE EDOUARD WILL KEEP
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS THROUGH EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE LATER TODAY.

AMZ152-154-181700-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SC.Y.0082.140918T1237Z-140918T1700Z/
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-
837 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST AROUND 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.

* SEAS...4 TO 6 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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