Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1125 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

...GUSTY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS TODAY INTO THIS EVENING...DENSE FOG
EXPECTED FOR THE COASTAL WATERS SOUTH OF OCRACOKE THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.A cold front will move through the marine area today with strong
gusty winds and rough seas across the entire marine area.
Conditions will improve this evening as high pressure begins
building in from the west southwest. Dense fog has developed
following heavy showers, with continued strong warm southwest
flow over cold ocean waters.

AMZ156-240200-
/O.NEW.KMHX.MF.Y.0003.180123T1625Z-180124T0200Z/
/O.CON.KMHX.GL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-180123T2200Z/
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
1125 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City has issued
a Dense Fog Advisory, which is in effect until 9 PM EST this
evening.

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt.

* SEAS...6 to 9 feet.

* VISIBILITY...1 nm or less.

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.

A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one mile. Inexperienced mariners, especially
those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

&&

$$

AMZ152-154-232200-
/O.CON.KMHX.GL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-180123T2200Z/
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-
1125 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...Southwest 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt.

* SEAS...6 to 9 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.

&&

$$

AMZ158-240430-
/O.NEW.KMHX.MF.Y.0003.180123T1625Z-180124T0200Z/
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-180124T0800Z/
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1125 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City has issued
a Dense Fog Advisory, which is in effect until 9 PM EST this
evening.

* WINDS...West 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* SEAS...4 to 7 feet.

* VISIBILITY...1 nm or less.

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.

A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one mile. Inexperienced mariners, especially
those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

&&

$$

AMZ150-240430-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-180124T0500Z/
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1125 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST
TONIGHT...

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 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 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.

&&

$$

AMZ135-232300-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-180123T2300Z/
Pamlico Sound-
1125 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...Southwest 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* WAVES...2 to 4 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.

&&

$$

AMZ130-131-232200-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-180123T2200Z/
Albemarle Sound-Alligator River-
1125 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.

* WAVES...2 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.

&&

$$

AMZ136-137-232200-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-180123T2200Z/
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1125 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...Southwest around 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.

* WAVES...Rough.

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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