Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
401 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT TO GALE CONDITIONS THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...
...DENSE FOG OVER THE EASTERN NC WATERS THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH ACROSS THE MARINE AREA THURSDAY. WINDS
WILL RAPIDLY BECOME NORTH IMMEDIATELY BEHIND THE FRONT. GALE
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OVER MUCH OF THE WATERS WITH SMALL CRAFT
CONDITIONS ELSEWHERE. SEAS WILL PEAK IN THE 8 TO 13 FOOT RANGE
THURSDAY EVENING. A WARM MOIST AIRMASS FLOWING NORTHEAST OVER THE
WATERS AHEAD OF THE FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE AREAS OF DENSE
FOG THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

DENSE FOG WITH VISIBILITIES DOWN TO ONE HALF MILE WILL PLAGUE THE
WATERS AND SOUNDS THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

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PAMLICO SOUND-S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
401 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST THURSDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THURSDAY TO 10 AM EST
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THURSDAY TO 10 AM
EST FRIDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

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

* SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET.

* VISIBILITY...1/2 TO 1 MILE.

* WAVES...2 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.

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.

&&

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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-
401 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST THURSDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THURSDAY TO 10 AM EST
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THURSDAY TO 10 AM
EST FRIDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

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

* SEAS...7 TO 12 FEET.

* VISIBILITY...1/2 MILE.

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.

&&

$$

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ALBEMARLE SOUND-ALLIGATOR RIVER-
401 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST THURSDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THURSDAY TO 10 AM EST
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THURSDAY TO 10 AM
EST FRIDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT.

* SEAS...1 TO 3 FEET.

* VISIBILITY...1/2 TO 1 MILE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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.

&&

$$

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PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
401 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THURSDAY TO 10 AM EST
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THURSDAY TO
10 AM EST FRIDAY.

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

* SEAS...1 TO 2 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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