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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
507 AM EDT MON MAR 30 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.

ANZ828-302030-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
507 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT
EARLY...THEN...BECOMING W. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 10
FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST E.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN INCREASING
TO SW 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT...THEN
BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT LATE...HIGHEST E.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT LATE.
.THU...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW AND INCREASING
TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT LATE.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12
FT...HIGHEST NE.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
507 AM EDT MON MAR 30 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.

ANZ830-302030-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
507 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 7 TO
10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT EARLY...THEN BECOMING
SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT EARLY...THEN BUILDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT LATE.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING S 5 TO 10 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 20
KT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11
FT...HIGHEST E.

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
447 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS EXPECTED TODAY AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT...

.SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS TODAY AHEAD OF A
COLD FRONT. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE WEST THIS EVENING AS THE
FRONT CROSSES AND SLOWLY DIMINISH TONIGHT. SEAS WILL BUILD TO 5
TO 8 FEET OVER THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON.

AMZ156-158-302100-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0048.150330T1300Z-150331T0300Z/
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
447 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING
TO 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* 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 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
447 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS EXPECTED TODAY AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT...

.SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS TODAY AHEAD OF A
COLD FRONT. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE WEST THIS EVENING AS THE
FRONT CROSSES AND SLOWLY DIMINISH TONIGHT. SEAS WILL BUILD TO 5
TO 8 FEET OVER THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON.

AMZ152-154-302100-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0048.150330T1300Z-150331T0900Z/
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-
447 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING
TO 5 AM EDT TUESDAY...

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

* SEAS...5 TO 8 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
447 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS EXPECTED TODAY AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT...

.SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS TODAY AHEAD OF A
COLD FRONT. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE WEST THIS EVENING AS THE
FRONT CROSSES AND SLOWLY DIMINISH TONIGHT. SEAS WILL BUILD TO 5
TO 8 FEET OVER THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON.

AMZ150-302100-
/O.EXA.KMHX.SC.Y.0048.150330T1300Z-150330T2300Z/
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
447 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM
EDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS
MORNING TO 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

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

* SEAS...3 TO 5 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
447 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS EXPECTED TODAY AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT...

.SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS TODAY AHEAD OF A
COLD FRONT. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE WEST THIS EVENING AS THE
FRONT CROSSES AND SLOWLY DIMINISH TONIGHT. SEAS WILL BUILD TO 5
TO 8 FEET OVER THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON.

AMZ135-302100-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0048.150330T1300Z-150330T2300Z/
PAMLICO SOUND-
447 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING
TO 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

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

* WAVES...2 TO 3 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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
323 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

NCZ087-096-099-105>110-SCZ024-033-053-054-310730-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-INLAND PENDER-COASTAL PENDER-
INLAND NEW HANOVER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-INLAND BRUNSWICK-
COASTAL BRUNSWICK-DILLON-MARION-INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-
323 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

...FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS MORNING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA AND
NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA.

.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.

FROST ADVISORY FOR AREAS OF FROST.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
323 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

AMZ250-252-254-256-310730-
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-
323 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION FROM 10 AM EDT THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

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 EXERCISE CAUTION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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