Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
407 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...ELEVATED SEAS WILL PERSIST INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK...

...INCREASING WINDS EXPECTED SUNDAY THROUGH MID NEXT WEEK AS
MARIA AFFECTS THE WATERS...

.AS TROPICAL CYCLONE MARIA MOVES SLOWLY NORTHWARD OFF THE EAST
COAST THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS, BUILDING SWELL AND INCREASING WINDS
WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR MARINERS THROUGH AT LEAST
THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

AMZ150-241000-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0088.000000T0000Z-170928T1200Z/
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
407 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT
THURSDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT LATE SUNDAY
  THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

* SEAS...SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET TONIGHT BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET SUNDAY
  AND 13 TO 18 FEET EARLY THROUGH MID NEXT WEEK.

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.

&&

$$

AMZ156-158-241000-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0088.000000T0000Z-170928T1200Z/
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
407 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT
THURSDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST AT 10 TO 20 KTS TONIGHT THEN NORTH WINDS 20
  TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT FROM LATE SUNDAY THROUGH MID
  NEXT WEEK.

* SEAS...SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET TONIGHT BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET SUNDAY
  AND 11 TO 16 FEET EARLY THROUGH MID NEXT WEEK.

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.

&&

$$

AMZ152-154-241000-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0088.000000T0000Z-170928T1200Z/
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-
407 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT
THURSDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST AT 10 TO 20 KTS TONIGHT THEN NORTH WINDS 20
  TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT FROM LATE SUNDAY THROUGH MID
  NEXT WEEK.

* SEAS...SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET TONIGHT BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FEET
  SUNDAY AND 14 TO 19 FEET EARLY THROUGH MID NEXT WEEK.

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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