Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
104 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...DANGEROUS COASTAL STORM WILL IMPACT THE WATERS THROUGH EARLY
MONDAY MORNING...

.LOW PRESSURE STRENGTHENING OFFSHORE WILL MOVE EAST-NORTHEAST
OVERNIGHT. GALE TO STORM FORCE WINDS AND SEAS 15 TO 20 FEET WILL
GRADUALLY DIMINISH THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

MODERATE TO STRONG WESTERLY FLOW IS EXPECTED IN THE WAKE OF THE
COASTAL LOW AHEAD OF...AND BEHIND...A STRONG COLD FRONT WHICH IS
FORECAST TO MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS MONDAY NIGHT. THIS FLOW WILL
HELP MAINTAIN ELEVATED SEAS OF 6 FEET OR HIGHER THROUGH MUCH OF
NEXT WEEK.

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PAMLICO SOUND-
104 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING.
THE STORM WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT.

* WAVES...3 TO 5 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.

&&

$$

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ALBEMARLE SOUND-ALLIGATOR RIVER-
104 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

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

* 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.

&&

$$

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S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
104 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 KT.

* SEAS...13 TO 18 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A STORM WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 48 TO 63 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...OR TAKE
SHELTER UNTIL WINDS AND WAVES SUBSIDE. COMMERCIAL VESSELS SHOULD
PREPARE FOR VERY STRONG WINDS AND DANGEROUS SEA CONDITIONS...AND
CONSIDER REMAINING IN PORT OR TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL WINDS
AND WAVES SUBSIDE.

&&

$$

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S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
104 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT.

* SEAS...10 TO 15 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A STORM WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 48 TO 63 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...OR TAKE
SHELTER UNTIL WINDS AND WAVES SUBSIDE. COMMERCIAL VESSELS SHOULD
PREPARE FOR VERY STRONG WINDS AND DANGEROUS SEA CONDITIONS...AND
CONSIDER REMAINING IN PORT OR TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL WINDS
AND WAVES SUBSIDE.

&&

$$

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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-
104 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 35 TO 45 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 KT.

* SEAS...15 TO 20 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A STORM WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 48 TO 63 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...OR TAKE
SHELTER UNTIL WINDS AND WAVES SUBSIDE. COMMERCIAL VESSELS SHOULD
PREPARE FOR VERY STRONG WINDS AND DANGEROUS SEA CONDITIONS...AND
CONSIDER REMAINING IN PORT OR TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL WINDS
AND WAVES SUBSIDE.

&&

$$

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PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
104 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST EARLY
THIS MORNING...

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

* WAVES...ROUGH.

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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