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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1022 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

AMZ250-252-311000-
/O.CON.KILM.GL.A.0003.141101T1700Z-141102T1200Z/
SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
1022 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 30 TO 35 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 40 KT WITH
  GUSTS TO 45 KT SATURDAY NIGHT.

* SEAS...5 TO 8 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF SUSTAINED OR FREQUENT
GUSTS TO GALE FORCE...SPEEDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS...HAS
SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING AND OR LOCATION
IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL LEAD
TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

9

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
948 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

ANZ654-656-658-311000-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.A.0004.141101T2200Z-141102T1500Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT
TO 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
TO 20 NM-
948 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

A GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING.

* WINDS: NORTH AND INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
  AROUND 40 KNOTS LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
  MORNING...AND THE POTENTIAL FOR A PERIOD OF 35 TO 40 KNOTS
  WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 KNOTS SATURDAY NIGHT.

* SEAS: 7 TO 12 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
948 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

ANZ633-311000-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.A.0004.141101T2200Z-141102T1200Z/
CURRITUCK SOUND-
948 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

A GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING.

* WINDS: NORTH AND INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
  AROUND 40 KNOTS LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
  NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
423 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS EXPECTED ACROSS THE EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA
COASTAL WATERS...

.AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OFF THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST
SATURDAY EVENING. A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL SET UP BETWEEN
THE STRENGTHENING LOW PRESSURE OFFSHORE AND HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING
IN FROM THE WEST RESULTING IN GALE FORCE WINDS FOR ALL OF THE
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS INCLUDING THE SOUNDS.
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH A FEW GUSTS
NEAR STORM STRENGTH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE SUNDAY. WINDS
AND SEAS WILL DIMINISH LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON THOUGH SEAS WILL
LINGER ABOVE 6 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.


AMZ136-137-158-310830-
/O.NEW.KMHX.GL.A.0005.141101T2200Z-141102T1200Z/
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
423 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A GALE WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING.

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

* SEAS...7 TO 10 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
423 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS EXPECTED ACROSS THE EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA
COASTAL WATERS...

.AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OFF THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST
SATURDAY EVENING. A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL SET UP BETWEEN
THE STRENGTHENING LOW PRESSURE OFFSHORE AND HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING
IN FROM THE WEST RESULTING IN GALE FORCE WINDS FOR ALL OF THE
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS INCLUDING THE SOUNDS.
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH A FEW GUSTS
NEAR STORM STRENGTH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE SUNDAY. WINDS
AND SEAS WILL DIMINISH LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON THOUGH SEAS WILL
LINGER ABOVE 6 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.


AMZ150-152-310830-
/O.NEW.KMHX.GL.A.0005.141101T2200Z-141102T2200Z/
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
423 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A GALE WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT.

* SEAS...11 TO 16 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
423 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS EXPECTED ACROSS THE EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA
COASTAL WATERS...

.AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OFF THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST
SATURDAY EVENING. A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL SET UP BETWEEN
THE STRENGTHENING LOW PRESSURE OFFSHORE AND HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING
IN FROM THE WEST RESULTING IN GALE FORCE WINDS FOR ALL OF THE
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS INCLUDING THE SOUNDS.
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH A FEW GUSTS
NEAR STORM STRENGTH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE SUNDAY. WINDS
AND SEAS WILL DIMINISH LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON THOUGH SEAS WILL
LINGER ABOVE 6 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.


AMZ130-131-135-154-156-310830-
/O.NEW.KMHX.GL.A.0005.141101T2200Z-141102T1800Z/
ALBEMARLE SOUND-ALLIGATOR RIVER-PAMLICO SOUND-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
423 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A GALE WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT.

* SEAS...7 TO 10 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
826 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

NCZ029-044>047-079>081-090>095-098-010030-
MARTIN-PITT-WASHINGTON-TYRRELL-MAINLAND DARE-GREENE-BEAUFORT-
MAINLAND HYDE-DUPLIN-LENOIR-JONES-CRAVEN-PAMLICO-CARTERET-ONSLOW-
826 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA EARLY SATURDAY
BRINGING THE COLDEST TEMPERATURES THUS FAR THIS SEASON DURING THE
UPCOMING WEEKEND. TEMPERATURES INLAND MAY REACH NEAR FREEZING BOTH
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY NIGHT. THE GREATER POTENTIAL FOR
FREEZING TEMPERATURES AND WIDESPREAD FROST IS EXPECTED TO BE SUNDAY
NIGHT AS WINDS DIMINISH.

STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED NEAR THE COAST LATE SATURDAY
THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
826 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

NCZ103-104-010030-
OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
826 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA EARLY SATURDAY.
NORTHWEST WINDS MAY GUST AS HIGH AS 40 TO 45 MPH AT TIMES ACROSS
THE OUTER BANKS LATE SATURDAY INTO EARLY SUNDAY. THESE WINDS WILL
LIKELY LEAD TO MINOR SOUND SIDE FLOODING ALONG THE OUTER BANKS
WITH WATER LEVELS POSSIBLY INCREASING 2 TO 3 FEET ABOVE NORMAL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
417 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

NCZ017-102-VAZ095-098-312030-
INLAND CURRITUCK-OUTER BANKS CURRITUCK-NORFOLK/PORTSMOUTH-
VIRGINIA BEACH-
417 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR COASTAL NORTHEAST NORTH
CAROLINA...THE NORTHERN OUTER BANKS OF NORTH CAROLINA AND SOUTH
HAMPTON ROADS VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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

A COASTAL STORM WILL DEVELOP FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. NORTH
TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 35 TO 45 MPH BY SATURDAY
AFTERNOON OR EVENING. ALSO...MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL AND
COASTAL FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE. THE STORM WILL MOVE AWAY FROM
THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY. THE RAIN WILL END...THOUGH
WINDS WILL REMAIN GUSTY FROM THE NORTHWEST INTO SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
417 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

NCZ014>016-031-032-312030-
GATES-PASQUOTANK-CAMDEN-CHOWAN-PERQUIMANS-
417 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR COASTAL NORTHEAST NORTH
CAROLINA AND INTERIOR NORTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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

A COASTAL STORM WILL DEVELOP FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. NORTH
TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 MPH BY SATURDAY
AFTERNOON OR EVENING. ALSO...MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE
POSSIBLE. THE STORM WILL MOVE AWAY FROM THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT
INTO SUNDAY. THE RAIN WILL END...THOUGH WINDS WILL REMAIN GUSTY
FROM THE NORTHWEST ON SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

05

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
332 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

NCZ007>011-023>028-040>043-075>078-085-086-088-089-311200-
PERSON-GRANVILLE-VANCE-WARREN-HALIFAX-ALAMANCE-ORANGE-DURHAM-
FRANKLIN-NASH-EDGECOMBE-CHATHAM-WAKE-JOHNSTON-WILSON-MOORE-LEE-
HARNETT-WAYNE-SCOTLAND-HOKE-CUMBERLAND-SAMPSON-
332 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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

BLUSTERY WINDS OF 30 TO 35 MPH SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING... IN
THE WAKE OF STRONG LOW PRESSURE EXITING OFF THE NORTH CAROLINA
COAST... MAY TOSS AROUND LIGHT OUTDOOR OBJECTS. A FEW TREE LIMBS
COULD ALSO BE KNOCKED DOWN.

A COLD AIR MASS WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION OVER THE WEEKEND.
TEMPERATURES MAY DROP TO AROUND OR BELOW FREEZING MAINLY OVER
THE WESTERN PIEDMONT SATURDAY NIGHT... AND OVER ALL OF CENTRAL
NORTH CAROLINA SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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