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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
740 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...THE FLOOD WARNING IS EXTENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
CAROLINA...

  NEUSE RIVER AT KINSTON AFFECTING LENOIR COUNTY

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE VEHICLES THROUGH FLOODED AREAS. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR
IN AUTOMOBILES WHEN PEOPLE TRY TO DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED AREAS.

STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...LOCAL
RADIO...MEDIA OR CABLE TV.

&&

NCC107-300040-
/O.EXT.KMHX.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150202T0000Z/
/KINN7.1.ER.150116T0315Z.150120T2201Z.150201T1800Z.NO/
740 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING...THE FLOOD WARNING
EXTENDED FOR
  THE NEUSE RIVER AT KINSTON.
* UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.1 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 14.5 FEET BY
  FRIDAY EVENING. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  EARLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 15.0 FEET...MINOR LOW LAND FLOODING ADJACENT TO THE
  RIVER CAN BE EXPECTED.

&&
                  FLD  OBSERVED         FORECAST 7PM
LOCATION          STG  STG  DAY TIME    THU   FRI   SAT
  KINSTON         14  14.1 WED 07 PM   14.3  14.5  14.3

LAT...LON 3528 7763 3527 7757 3526 7753 3522 7754
          3522 7759 3522 7764

$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC
739 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...THE FLOOD WARNING IS EXTENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
CAROLINA...

  CONTENTNEA CREEK NEAR HOOKERTON AFFECTING GREENE...LENOIR AND PITT
  COUNTIES

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE VEHICLES THROUGH FLOODED AREAS. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR
IN AUTOMOBILES WHEN PEOPLE TRY TO DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED AREAS.

STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...LOCAL
RADIO...MEDIA OR CABLE TV.

&&

NCC079-107-147-300039-
/O.EXT.KMHX.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150131T0000Z/
/HOKN7.1.ER.150128T2000Z.150129T0000Z.150130T1800Z.NO/
739 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL FRIDAY EVENING...THE FLOOD WARNING
EXTENDED FOR
  THE CONTENTNEA CREEK NEAR HOOKERTON.
* UNTIL FRIDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  EARLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 13.0 FEET...FLOOD STAGE. MINOR FLOODING OF LOW LYING
  AREAS ADJACENT TO CREEK CAN BE EXPECTED.

&&
                  FLD  OBSERVED         FORECAST 7PM
LOCATION          STG  STG  DAY TIME    THU   FRI   SAT
  HOOKERTON       13  13.0 WED 07 PM   13.0  12.9  12.7

LAT...LON 3549 7768 3542 7744 3535 7741 3535 7747
          3539 7756 3544 7771

$$


Gale Warning


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
659 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

ANZ658-292000-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.SC.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-150129T1500Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0004.150130T1800Z-150131T0500Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
TO 20 NM-
659 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS
MORNING...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM FRIDAY TO MIDNIGHT
EST FRIDAY NIGHT...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS
MORNING. A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM FRIDAY TO
MIDNIGHT EST FRIDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS.

* SEAS: 4 TO 5 FEET THIS MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET...
  THEN BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET BY FRIDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE OCCURRING OR
EXPECTED WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS. 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.

&&

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
425 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

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.

ANZ828-291945-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
425 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT EARLY...
THEN...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO
12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
425 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

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.

ANZ830-291945-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
425 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT EARLY...
THEN...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 30 TO
40 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
425 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

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.

ANZ833-291945-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
425 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT EARLY...
THEN...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
659 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

ANZ633-292000-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0017.150130T1500Z-150131T1100Z/
CURRITUCK SOUND-
659 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO
6 AM EST SATURDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO
6 AM EST SATURDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.

* WAVES: 2 TO 3 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS OVER
THE CURRITUCK SOUND ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS BOATING
CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN
THESE CONDITIONS. MARINERS SHOULD PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE
MARINE FORECAST...AND CONSIDER WIND AND SEA CONDITIONS IN
PLANNING.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
659 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

ANZ658-292000-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.SC.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-150129T1500Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0004.150130T1800Z-150131T0500Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
TO 20 NM-
659 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS
MORNING...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM FRIDAY TO MIDNIGHT
EST FRIDAY NIGHT...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS
MORNING. A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM FRIDAY TO
MIDNIGHT EST FRIDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS.

* SEAS: 4 TO 5 FEET THIS MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET...
  THEN BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET BY FRIDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE OCCURRING OR
EXPECTED WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS. 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
608 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GUSTY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS WILL REDEVELOP TONIGHT AND CONTINUE
THROUGH SATURDAY...

.HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING OVER THE WATERS TODAY WILL PRODUCE A
BRIEF DIMINISHMENT IN WINDS AND SUBSIDING SEAS. A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE AREA TONIGHT AND CROSS THE WATERS FRIDAY MORNING
LEADING TO GUSTY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS. AHEAD OF THE FRONT 15 TO
25 KNOT WINDS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT SOUTH OF OREGON INLET AND
ACROSS THE PAMLICO SOUND. EVEN STRONGER WINDS OUT OF THE
NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS ARE EXPECTED ALL
WATERS BEHIND THE FRONT BEGINNING FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

AMZ135-292100-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0016.150130T0900Z-150131T1500Z/
PAMLICO SOUND-
608 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM FRIDAY TO
10 AM EST SATURDAY...

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

* SEAS...2 TO 4 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
608 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GUSTY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS WILL REDEVELOP TONIGHT AND CONTINUE
THROUGH SATURDAY...

.HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING OVER THE WATERS TODAY WILL PRODUCE A
BRIEF DIMINISHMENT IN WINDS AND SUBSIDING SEAS. A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE AREA TONIGHT AND CROSS THE WATERS FRIDAY MORNING
LEADING TO GUSTY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS. AHEAD OF THE FRONT 15 TO
25 KNOT WINDS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT SOUTH OF OREGON INLET AND
ACROSS THE PAMLICO SOUND. EVEN STRONGER WINDS OUT OF THE
NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS ARE EXPECTED ALL
WATERS BEHIND THE FRONT BEGINNING FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

AMZ150-291500-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-150129T1500Z/
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
608 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 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 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
608 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GUSTY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS WILL REDEVELOP TONIGHT AND CONTINUE
THROUGH SATURDAY...

.HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING OVER THE WATERS TODAY WILL PRODUCE A
BRIEF DIMINISHMENT IN WINDS AND SUBSIDING SEAS. A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE AREA TONIGHT AND CROSS THE WATERS FRIDAY MORNING
LEADING TO GUSTY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS. AHEAD OF THE FRONT 15 TO
25 KNOT WINDS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT SOUTH OF OREGON INLET AND
ACROSS THE PAMLICO SOUND. EVEN STRONGER WINDS OUT OF THE
NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS ARE EXPECTED ALL
WATERS BEHIND THE FRONT BEGINNING FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

AMZ152-154-292100-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-150201T0300Z/
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-
608 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST
SATURDAY...

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

* SEAS...7 TO 10 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
608 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GUSTY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS WILL REDEVELOP TONIGHT AND CONTINUE
THROUGH SATURDAY...

.HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING OVER THE WATERS TODAY WILL PRODUCE A
BRIEF DIMINISHMENT IN WINDS AND SUBSIDING SEAS. A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE AREA TONIGHT AND CROSS THE WATERS FRIDAY MORNING
LEADING TO GUSTY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS. AHEAD OF THE FRONT 15 TO
25 KNOT WINDS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT SOUTH OF OREGON INLET AND
ACROSS THE PAMLICO SOUND. EVEN STRONGER WINDS OUT OF THE
NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS ARE EXPECTED ALL
WATERS BEHIND THE FRONT BEGINNING FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

AMZ156-158-292100-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0016.150130T0300Z-150131T1800Z/
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
608 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 1 PM EST SATURDAY...

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

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
601 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

AMZ250-252-254-256-291915-
/O.NEW.KILM.SC.Y.0009.150130T0800Z-150131T1100Z/
SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
601 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM FRIDAY TO 6 AM EST
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM FRIDAY TO 6 AM EST
SATURDAY.

* WINDS...WEST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT DURING THE PRE-DAWN
  HOURS OF FRIDAY. WINDS WILL VEER TO THE NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT
  DURING FRIDAY...AND CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

* SEAS...WILL PEAK IN THE 3 TO 5 FT RANGE...POSSIBLY UP TO 6 FT
  ACROSS THE OUTER WATERS OFF CAPE FEAR...AND OF WINYAH BAY.
  DOMINANT PERIODS IN THE 5 TO 7 SECOND RANGE.

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.

&&

DOUGH







$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
344 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

AMZ250-252-254-256-300845-
SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
344 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM FRIDAY TO 6 AM EST
SATURDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

FOR MONDAY AND TUESDAY...
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$
DCH

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