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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
336 PM EDT SAT JUN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY...

.THE TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE OFF
THE SOUTHEASTERN US COAST AND A FRONTAL ZONE TO OUR NORTHWEST
THAT WILL SLOWLY MOVE INTO THE AREA TONIGHT AND SUNDAY. GUSTY
SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY WITH SEAS 4 TO
7 FEET TONIGHT. WINDS AND SEAS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH LATE
TONIGHT.

AMZ152-154-250745-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0068.000000T0000Z-170625T1400Z/
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-
336 PM EDT SAT JUN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT
SUNDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 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.

&&

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