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Gale Warning


OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1055 PM EDT WED MAY 24 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.

ANZ828-251530-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1055 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO
10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1055 PM EDT WED MAY 24 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.

ANZ830-251530-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1055 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 8 FT BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT. SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1055 PM EDT WED MAY 24 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.

ANZ833-251530-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1055 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT. SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3
TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1230 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

ANZ656-658-251230-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0060.000000T0000Z-170526T1100Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
20 NM-
1230 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* SEAS: 4 TO 5 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS AND/OR
SEAS OF 5 FEET OR GREATER OVER THE COASTAL WATERS 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 WILMINGTON NC
857 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

AMZ250-252-254-256-250900-
/O.CON.KILM.SC.Y.0026.000000T0000Z-170526T1000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT
20 NM-
857 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 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 SEA OF 6 FT 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.

&&

$$

9

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
320 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...POOR BOATING CONDITIONS THROUGH LATE WEEK...

.GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH FROM
THE WEST LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY THURSDAY. STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS
20 TO 30 KNOTS TONIGHT WILL ALLOW SEAS TO BUILD TO 6 TO 11 FEET.
STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT, WITH SEAS
SUBSIDING BELOW 6 FEET FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

AMZ152-154-250730-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0060.000000T0000Z-170527T0300Z/
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-
320 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT FRIDAY...

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

* SEAS...7 TO 12 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
320 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...POOR BOATING CONDITIONS THROUGH LATE WEEK...

.GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH FROM
THE WEST LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY THURSDAY. STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS
20 TO 30 KNOTS TONIGHT WILL ALLOW SEAS TO BUILD TO 6 TO 11 FEET.
STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT, WITH SEAS
SUBSIDING BELOW 6 FEET FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

AMZ150-250730-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0060.170525T0200Z-170526T1800Z/
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
320 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
2 PM EDT FRIDAY...

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
320 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...POOR BOATING CONDITIONS THROUGH LATE WEEK...

.GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH FROM
THE WEST LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY THURSDAY. STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS
20 TO 30 KNOTS TONIGHT WILL ALLOW SEAS TO BUILD TO 6 TO 11 FEET.
STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT, WITH SEAS
SUBSIDING BELOW 6 FEET FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

AMZ156-158-250730-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0060.000000T0000Z-170526T2100Z/
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
320 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT FRIDAY...

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

* SEAS...6 TO 11 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
320 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...POOR BOATING CONDITIONS THROUGH LATE WEEK...

.GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH FROM
THE WEST LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY THURSDAY. STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS
20 TO 30 KNOTS TONIGHT WILL ALLOW SEAS TO BUILD TO 6 TO 11 FEET.
STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT, WITH SEAS
SUBSIDING BELOW 6 FEET FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

AMZ135-250730-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0062.170525T0200Z-170526T1800Z/
PAMLICO SOUND-
320 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 2 PM EDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT.

* WAVES...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 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
320 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...POOR BOATING CONDITIONS THROUGH LATE WEEK...

.GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH FROM
THE WEST LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY THURSDAY. STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS
20 TO 30 KNOTS TONIGHT WILL ALLOW SEAS TO BUILD TO 6 TO 11 FEET.
STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT, WITH SEAS
SUBSIDING BELOW 6 FEET FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

AMZ130-131-250730-
/O.EXB.KMHX.SC.Y.0060.170525T0300Z-170526T1500Z/
ALBEMARLE SOUND-ALLIGATOR RIVER-
320 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO
11 AM EDT FRIDAY...

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

* 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 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
320 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...POOR BOATING CONDITIONS THROUGH LATE WEEK...

.GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH FROM
THE WEST LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY THURSDAY. STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS
20 TO 30 KNOTS TONIGHT WILL ALLOW SEAS TO BUILD TO 6 TO 11 FEET.
STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT, WITH SEAS
SUBSIDING BELOW 6 FEET FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

AMZ136-137-250730-
/O.EXB.KMHX.SC.Y.0060.170525T0300Z-170525T2300Z/
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
320 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM
EDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS
EVENING TO 7 PM EDT THURSDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT.

* WAVES...CHOPPY.

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
413 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FROM CAPE HATTERAS SOUTH THROUGH
THURSDAY...

.SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST SWELLS AND INCREASING SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL
LEAD TO A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR THE BEACHES FROM CAPE
HATTERAS SOUTH THROUGH THURSDAY. ROUGH SURF WITH BREAKING WAVES
APPROACHING 8 FEET ARE EXPECTED EARLY THURSDAY...ESPECIALLY FOR
THE SOUTH FACING BEACHES BETWEEN CAPE HATTERAS AND OCRACOKE.

NCZ095-098-103-104-251000-
/O.EXT.KMHX.BH.S.0014.000000T0000Z-170526T0000Z/
CARTERET-ONSLOW-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
413 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

* LOCATION...CAPE HATTERAS SOUTH.

* 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 2 PM THURSDAY.

* SURF HEIGHT...5 TO 8 FEET SOUTH OF CAPE HATTERAS.

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.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
404 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

NCZ106-108-SCZ054-056-251200-
/O.EXT.KILM.BH.S.0005.000000T0000Z-170526T0100Z/
COASTAL PENDER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-COASTAL HORRY-COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
404 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE A STRONG SOUTH TO NORTH
LONGSHORE CURRENT ALONG THE BEACHES IN PENDER...NEW
HANOVER...HORRY...AND GEORGETOWN COUNTIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP
CURRENTS, LONGSHORE CURRENTS, AND OTHER HAZARDS CREATE LIFE-
THREATENING CONDITIONS IN THE SURF ZONE. CAUTION SHOULD BE USED WHEN
IN OR NEAR THE WATER.

$$

04


Special Weather Statement


Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
137 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

NCZ090-092-098-250615-
Onslow-Jones-Duplin-
137 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...A SHOWER WILL AFFECT CENTRAL JONES...NORTHWESTERN ONSLOW AND
SOUTHEASTERN DUPLIN COUNTIES...

At 137 AM EDT, a shower was located over Richlands South, or near
Half Moon, moving northeast at 35 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with this shower.

Locations impacted include...
Jacksonville, Half Moon, Richlands, Albert J Ellis Airport, Richlands
South, Pollocksville and Trenton.

LAT...LON 3470 7754 3482 7771 3515 7734 3503 7715
TIME...MOT...LOC 0537Z 222DEG 30KT 3482 7757

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
1252 AM EDT Thu May 25 2017

NCZ008>011-026>028-041>043-077-078-088-089-260500-
Granville-Vance-Warren-Halifax-Franklin-Nash-Edgecombe-Wake-Johnston-
Wilson-Harnett-Wayne-Cumberland-Sampson-
1252 AM EDT Thu May 25 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for central North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

There remains a risk of severe thunderstorms capable of producing
hail up to one and one quarter inches, damaging straight line wind
gusts, and even an isolated tornado this morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

While small hail will accompany any scattered thunderstorm on
Thursday, the most intense storms will be capable of producing up to
the size of golf balls.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
839 PM EDT Wed May 24 2017

MDZ024-025-NCZ102-VAZ095>100-260045-
Inland Worcester-Maryland Beaches-Eastern Currituck-
Norfolk/Portsmouth-Suffolk-Chesapeake-Virginia Beach-Accomack-
Northampton-
839 PM EDT Wed May 24 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

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

   Coastal Flood Advisory.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

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 Newport/Morehead City NC
413 PM EDT Wed May 24 2017

NCZ095-098-103-104-252015-
Carteret-Onslow-Outer Banks Dare-Outer Banks Hyde-
413 PM EDT Wed May 24 2017

...TORNADO WATCH 266 IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for eastern North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

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

   Beach Hazards Statement.
   Tornado Watch.

Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms expected to develop
this afternoon and evening across Eastern NC. Strong to severe
thunderstorms will be possible. The main threats are damaging wind
gusts, hail, and isolated tornadoes. Moderate to heavy rainfall is
also expected, with localized flooding possible, especially for
those locations that received heavy rainfall yesterday.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

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

   Beach Hazards Statement.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
413 PM EDT Wed May 24 2017

NCZ029-044>047-079>081-090>094-252015-
Martin-Pitt-Washington-Tyrrell-Mainland Dare-Greene-Beaufort-
Mainland Hyde-Duplin-Lenoir-Jones-Craven-Pamlico-
413 PM EDT Wed May 24 2017

...TORNADO WATCH 266 IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for eastern North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

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

   Tornado Watch.

Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms expected to develop
this afternoon and evening across Eastern NC. Strong to severe
thunderstorms will be possible. The main threats are damaging wind
gusts, hail, and isolated tornadoes. Moderate to heavy rainfall is
also expected, with localized flooding possible, especially for
those locations that received heavy rainfall yesterday.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

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
402 PM EDT Wed May 24 2017

NCZ106-252015-
Coastal Pender-
402 PM EDT Wed May 24 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...TORNADO WATCH 266 IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...
...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

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

   Beach Hazards Statement.
   Tornado Watch.
   Flash Flood Watch.
   Moderate Risk of Rip Currents.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

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

   Beach Hazards Statement.
   Moderate Risk of Rip Currents.

An isolated strong thunderstorm is possible Thursday afternoon.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
402 PM EDT Wed May 24 2017

NCZ099-107-109-SCZ032-033-039-053-055-252015-
Columbus-Inland New Hanover-Inland Brunswick-Florence-Marion-
Williamsburg-Inland Horry-Inland Georgetown-
402 PM EDT Wed May 24 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast North Carolina and
northeast South Carolina.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

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

   Flash Flood Watch.

A strong to severe thunderstorm is possible this evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

An isolated strong thunderstorm is possible Thursday afternoon.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
402 PM EDT Wed May 24 2017

NCZ087-096-105-SCZ017-023-024-252015-
Robeson-Bladen-Inland Pender-Marlboro-Darlington-Dillon-
402 PM EDT Wed May 24 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...TORNADO WATCH 266 IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast North Carolina and
northeast South Carolina.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

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

   Tornado Watch.
   Flash Flood Watch.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

An isolated strong thunderstorm is possible Thursday afternoon.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
402 PM EDT Wed May 24 2017

AMZ250-252-254-256-252015-
Coastal waters from Surf City to Cape Fear NC out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Cape Fear NC to Little River Inlet SC out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Little River Inlet to Murrells Inlet SC out
20 nm-
Coastal waters from Murrells Inlet to South Santee River SC out
20 nm-
402 PM EDT Wed May 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT FRIDAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for The adjacent Coastal Waters.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon 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.

Severe thunderstorms will be possible tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

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

   Small Craft Advisory.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$
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