Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
239 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

...GUSTY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS TODAY...

.North to northeast winds will increase to 15 to 25 knots today as
high pressure builds in from the northwest. These winds will
produce 4 to 6 foot seas. Winds and seas will diminish late today
into tonight.

AMZ152-154-182100-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-180218T2300Z/
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-
239 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

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

* WINDS...Northwest 15 to 25 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.

&&

$$

AMZ156-182100-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-180218T2300Z/
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
239 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

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

* WINDS...North 15 to 25 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.

&&

$$

AMZ158-182100-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-180218T2300Z/
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
239 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

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

* WINDS...North 15 to 25 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.

&&

$$



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