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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
507 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017

W CENTRAL N ATLC CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS BEYOND 20
NM...TO 250 NM OFFSHORE...INCLUDING S OF GEORGES BANK FROM 1000
FM TO...250 NM OFFSHORE

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

ANZ828-230900-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
507 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 7 TO 13
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
507 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017

W CENTRAL N ATLC CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS BEYOND 20
NM...TO 250 NM OFFSHORE...INCLUDING S OF GEORGES BANK FROM 1000
FM TO...250 NM OFFSHORE

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

ANZ830-230900-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
507 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST SE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 14
FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
716 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017

ANZ533-534-537-543-230730-
/O.CON.KLWX.SC.Y.0106.170523T1800Z-170524T0400Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT MD-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA-
TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
ISLAND-
716 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TUESDAY TO
MIDNIGHT EDT TUESDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS...18 TO 33 KNOTS WITHIN THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WINDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT
OR OCCURRING. BOATERS OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
341 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017

...GUSTY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS WILL DEVELOP AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT
TUESDAY...

.A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS FROM THE WEST TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY, BEFORE MOVING THROUGH LATE THURSDAY. GUSTY SOUTH TO
SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY. SEAS WILL BUILD
TO 5 TO 9 FEET LATE TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT, THEN BUILDING TO 5
TO 11 FEET WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY.

AMZ152-154-231015-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SC.Y.0060.170523T1500Z-170527T0000Z/
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-
341 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TUESDAY TO 8 PM EDT
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TUESDAY TO
8 PM EDT FRIDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.

* SEAS...6 TO 10 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
341 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017

...GUSTY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS WILL DEVELOP AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT
TUESDAY...

.A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS FROM THE WEST TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY, BEFORE MOVING THROUGH LATE THURSDAY. GUSTY SOUTH TO
SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY. SEAS WILL BUILD
TO 5 TO 9 FEET LATE TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT, THEN BUILDING TO 5
TO 11 FEET WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY.

AMZ150-231015-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SC.Y.0060.170523T1700Z-170524T1600Z/
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
341 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TUESDAY TO NOON EDT
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TUESDAY TO
NOON EDT WEDNESDAY.

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

* SEAS...4 TO 7 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.

&&

$$


Beach Hazards Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE FOR NORTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
800 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FROM CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET
TUESDAY...

.GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS WILL LEAD TO A
HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS FOR THE BEACHES FROM CAPE HATTERAS TO
OCRACOKE INLET TUESDAY.

NCZ103-104-231000-
/O.NEW.KMHX.BH.S.0013.170523T1200Z-170524T0000Z/
OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
800 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY
MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* HAZARDS...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

* LOCATION...CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR STRONG RIP CURRENTS
  TO OCCUR IS A COUPLE HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE, WHICH WILL
  OCCUR AROUND NOON TUESDAY.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM. DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT.
SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. WHEN OUT OF THE
CURRENT, SWIM BACK TO SHORE. IF TIRED, FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL
OUT OF THE RIP CURRENT. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE SHORE AND
CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
803 PM EDT Mon May 22 2017

NCZ029-044>047-079>081-090>094-240015-
Martin-Pitt-Washington-Tyrrell-Mainland Dare-Greene-Beaufort-
Mainland Hyde-Duplin-Lenoir-Jones-Craven-Pamlico-
803 PM EDT Mon May 22 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for eastern North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Periods of moderate to heavy rainfall are expected across the area
through Thursday. This could result in minor flooding of low lying
areas. An isolated strong thunderstorm will be possible each
afternoon and early evening.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
803 PM EDT Mon May 22 2017

NCZ103-104-240015-
Outer Banks Dare-Outer Banks Hyde-
803 PM EDT Mon May 22 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT TUESDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FROM CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for eastern North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Beach Hazards Statement.

Periods of moderate to heavy rainfall are expected across the area
through Thursday. This could result in minor flooding of low lying
areas. An isolated strong thunderstorm will be possible each
afternoon and early evening.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
414 PM EDT Mon May 22 2017

ANZ430-431-450>455-232015-
Delaware Bay waters north of East Point NJ to Slaughter Beach DE-
Delaware Bay waters south of East Point NJ to Slaughter Beach DE-
Coastal waters from Sandy Hook to Manasquan Inlet NJ out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Manasquan Inlet to Little Egg Inlet NJ out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Little Egg Inlet to Great Egg Inlet NJ out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Great Egg Inlet to Cape May NJ out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Cape May NJ to Cape Henlopen DE out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Cape Henlopen to Fenwick Island DE out 20 nm-
414 PM EDT Mon May 22 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Atlantic coastal waters and
Delaware Bay Waters.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Patchy fog may become locally dense this evening into very early
Tuesday morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
400 PM EDT Mon May 22 2017

MDZ021>025-NCZ012>017-030>032-102-VAZ048-060>062-064>069-075>090-092-
093-095>100-509>525-232000-
Dorchester-Wicomico-Somerset-Inland Worcester-Maryland Beaches-
Northampton-Hertford-Gates-Pasquotank-Camden-Western Currituck-
Bertie-Chowan-Perquimans-Eastern Currituck-Fluvanna-Prince Edward-
Cumberland-Goochland-Caroline-Mecklenburg-Lunenburg-Nottoway-Amelia-
Powhatan-Westmoreland-Richmond-Northumberland-Lancaster-Brunswick-
Dinwiddie-Prince George-Charles City-New Kent-Gloucester-Middlesex-
Mathews-Greensville-Sussex-Surry-James City-Southampton-
Isle of Wight-Norfolk/Portsmouth-Suffolk-Chesapeake-Virginia Beach-
Accomack-Western Louisa-Eastern Louisa-Western Hanover-
Eastern Hanover-Western Chesterfield-
Eastern Chesterfield (Including Col. Heights)-
Western Henrico (Including the City of Richmond)-Eastern Henrico-
Western King William-Eastern King William-Western King and Queen-
Eastern King and Queen-Western Essex-Eastern Essex-York-Newport News-
Hampton/Poquoson-
400 PM EDT Mon May 22 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast Maryland, northeast
North Carolina, central Virginia, east central Virginia, eastern
Virginia, north central Virginia, south central Virginia and
southeast Virginia.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

No hazardous weather expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

A potent low pressure system will track along a slow moving frontal
boundary Tuesday and Tuesday night, bringing the threat for heavy
rainfall to the region. Localized flooding is possible.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
349 PM EDT Mon May 22 2017

NCZ007>011-021>028-038>043-073>078-083>086-088-089-230930-
Person-Granville-Vance-Warren-Halifax-Forsyth-Guilford-Alamance-
Orange-Durham-Franklin-Nash-Edgecombe-Davidson-Randolph-Chatham-Wake-
Johnston-Wilson-Stanly-Montgomery-Moore-Lee-Harnett-Wayne-Anson-
Richmond-Scotland-Hoke-Cumberland-Sampson-
349 PM EDT Mon May 22 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for central North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Locally heavy rainfall will occur with scattered strong
thunderstorms through this evening, and with an expanding area of
showers after 2 AM tonight. Minor street flooding may occur where
storms cross urban areas.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Moderate to heavy rain associated with showers and a few
thunderstorms is possible Tuesday and Wednesday, with storm total
rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches likely, with locally heavier
amounts probable. Flooding of low lying and urban areas is possible,
along with rapid rises on area creeks.

A few strong or severe thunderstorms are possible Tuesday afternoon,
primarily along and east of I-95, and again Wednesday afternoon and
evening across most of central NC. The main severe weather hazards
will be damaging straight line winds and large hail.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed Tuesday and Wednesday. Spotters are
encouraged to report rainfall amounts in excess of two inches.


$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
358 AM EDT Mon May 22 2017

NCZ001>006-018>020-VAZ015>017-032>034-043>047-058-059-230800-
Ashe-Alleghany NC-Surry-Stokes-Rockingham-Caswell-Watauga-Wilkes-
Yadkin-Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-Patrick-Franklin-Bedford-Henry-
Pittsylvania-Campbell-Appomattox-Buckingham-Halifax-Charlotte-
358 AM EDT Mon May 22 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for north central North Carolina,
northwest North Carolina, central Virginia, south central Virginia,
southwest Virginia and west central Virginia.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

There is a low probability for widespread hazardous weather.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Periods of heavy rain may cause flooding on Tuesday and Wednesday,
with the potential for river flooding extending through later in the
week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

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