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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
1002 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

ANZ050-051-240700-
/O.CON.KCAR.SC.Y.0023.000000T0000Z-170224T0700Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM EASTPORT, ME TO SCHOODIC POINT, ME OUT 25 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SCHOODIC POINT, ME TO STONINGTON, ME OUT
25 NM-
1002 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EST FRIDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...WEST WINDS 15 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
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 CHARLESTON SC
949 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

AMZ350-241100-
/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-170225T0400Z/
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
949 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST
FRIDAY...

* IMPACTS...WIND AND OR WAVE CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO
  SMALL CRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DURING A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
949 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

AMZ374-241100-
/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-170226T1600Z/
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
949 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST
SUNDAY...

* IMPACTS...WIND AND OR WAVE CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO
  SMALL CRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DURING A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
949 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

AMZ352-241100-
/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-170224T1600Z/
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
949 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST
FRIDAY...

* IMPACTS...WIND AND OR WAVE CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO
  SMALL CRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DURING A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
949 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

AMZ354-241000-
/O.EXT.KCHS.SC.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-170224T1000Z/
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT
20 NM...INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
949 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST FRIDAY...

* IMPACTS...WIND AND OR WAVE CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO
  SMALL CRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DURING A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
849 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

ANZ150-152-154-241000-
/O.CON.KGYX.SC.Y.0026.000000T0000Z-170224T1000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM STONINGTON, ME TO PORT CLYDE, ME OUT 25 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT CLYDE, ME TO CAPE ELIZABETH, ME OUT
25 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE ELIZABETH, ME TO MERRIMACK RIVER, MA OUT
25 NM-
849 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 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
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 WILMINGTON NC
815 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

AMZ254-256-240915-
/O.CON.KILM.SC.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-170225T0000Z/
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-
815 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KT.

* SEAS...3 TO 6 FEET...MAINLY IN THE FORM OF A SOUTHEAST GROUND
  SWELL AT 8 TO 9 SECOND PERIODS.

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
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 WILMINGTON NC
815 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

AMZ250-252-240915-
/O.CON.KILM.SC.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-170225T1200Z/
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-
815 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
SATURDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KT.

* SEAS...3 TO 6 FEET...MAINLY IN THE FORM OF A SOUTHEAST GROUND
  SWELL AT 8 TO 9 SECOND PERIODS.


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
WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS,
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$
DCH

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
651 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

ANZ650-652-654-656-658-240800-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0022.170224T2300Z-170226T1700Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT
20 NM-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-
651 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM FRIDAY TO
NOON EST SUNDAY...

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

* SEAS...3 TO 6 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 GAYLORD MI
411 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

LHZ349-LMZ323-240515-
/O.CON.KAPX.SC.Y.0020.170224T0600Z-170225T0000Z/
STURGEON PT TO ALABASTER MI-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-
411 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 7 PM EST
FRIDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 7 PM EST
FRIDAY.

* PLEASE SEE THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR MORE DETAILED
  INFORMATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
401 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...A PERIOD OF GALES OVER NORTHERN LAKE HURON FRIDAY...

.NORTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY NIGHT AS LOW
PRESSURE LIFTS FROM THE CENTRAL PLAINS TO THE GREAT LAKES. WINDS
WILL BECOME STRONGER OVER LAKE HURON, PARTICULARLY ACROSS THE
NORTHERN HALF OF THE LAKE WHERE GALE FORCE WIND GUSTS ARE EXPECTED
TO DEVELOP FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY EVENING. THE PERSISTENT STRONG
NORTHEAST WINDS WILL ALSO ALLOW LARGE WAVES TO GROW OVER SAGINAW BAY
AND OFF THE TIP OF THE NORTHERN THUMB INTO LATE FRIDAY NIGHT.
THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE TONIGHT, AND ESPECIALLY LATE
FRIDAY THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF FRIDAY NIGHT AS A WARM AND UNSTABLE
AIRMASS IS REPLACED BY MUCH COOLER AIR. THUNDERSTORMS MAY BECOME
STRONG TO SEVERE LATE FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT, WITH THE HIGHEST
PROBABILITY OF STORMS OVER LAKE ST CLAIR AND WESTERN LAKE ERIE.

THE LOW WILL LIFT FROM MICHIGAN TO QUEBEC ON SATURDAY, USHERING IN
COOLER AIR AND GUSTY WESTERLY WINDS BEHIND A STRONG COLD FRONT. WIND
GUSTS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH 30 KNOTS ACROSS ALL MARINE AREAS ON
SATURDAY, AND COULD POTENTIALLY REACH GALES. THE BEST POTENTIAL FOR
A PERIOD OF GALE FORCE WINDS WILL AGAIN BE OVER LAKE HURON SATURDAY
AND SATURDAY NIGHT.

LHZ421-240930-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0010.170224T0900Z-170225T0300Z/
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
401 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

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

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 21 KNOTS FROM THE NORTHEAST WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 28 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL
  BE 7 FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 10 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 9 AM EST FRIDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 3 PM EST FRIDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
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 DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
401 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...A PERIOD OF GALES OVER NORTHERN LAKE HURON FRIDAY...

.NORTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY NIGHT AS LOW
PRESSURE LIFTS FROM THE CENTRAL PLAINS TO THE GREAT LAKES. WINDS
WILL BECOME STRONGER OVER LAKE HURON, PARTICULARLY ACROSS THE
NORTHERN HALF OF THE LAKE WHERE GALE FORCE WIND GUSTS ARE EXPECTED
TO DEVELOP FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY EVENING. THE PERSISTENT STRONG
NORTHEAST WINDS WILL ALSO ALLOW LARGE WAVES TO GROW OVER SAGINAW BAY
AND OFF THE TIP OF THE NORTHERN THUMB INTO LATE FRIDAY NIGHT.
THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE TONIGHT, AND ESPECIALLY LATE
FRIDAY THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF FRIDAY NIGHT AS A WARM AND UNSTABLE
AIRMASS IS REPLACED BY MUCH COOLER AIR. THUNDERSTORMS MAY BECOME
STRONG TO SEVERE LATE FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT, WITH THE HIGHEST
PROBABILITY OF STORMS OVER LAKE ST CLAIR AND WESTERN LAKE ERIE.

THE LOW WILL LIFT FROM MICHIGAN TO QUEBEC ON SATURDAY, USHERING IN
COOLER AIR AND GUSTY WESTERLY WINDS BEHIND A STRONG COLD FRONT. WIND
GUSTS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH 30 KNOTS ACROSS ALL MARINE AREAS ON
SATURDAY, AND COULD POTENTIALLY REACH GALES. THE BEST POTENTIAL FOR
A PERIOD OF GALE FORCE WINDS WILL AGAIN BE OVER LAKE HURON SATURDAY
AND SATURDAY NIGHT.

LHZ441-240930-
/O.CON.KDTX.SC.Y.0010.170224T0900Z-170225T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KDTX.GL.A.0011.170225T1500Z-170226T0900Z/
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
401 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 PM EST
FRIDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A GALE
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE GALE WATCH...EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS
  UP TO 25 KNOTS FROM THE WEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 36 KNOTS. THE
  LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 5 FEET WITH A
  POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 7 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 3 PM EST
  SATURDAY WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 1 AM EST
  SUNDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES: DURING THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...EXPECT
  SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO 20 KNOTS FROM THE EAST WITH GUSTS UP TO
  28 KNOTS. THE LARGEST EXPECTED SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL BE 6
  FEET WITH A POTENTIAL MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT OF 8 FEET.

* TIMING: THE MAXIMUM WINDS ARE EXPECTED AROUND 10 AM EST FRIDAY
  WITH THE LARGEST WAVES EXPECTED AROUND 3 PM EST FRIDAY.

REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE FORECASTS FOR GREATER DETAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

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
252 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...ROUGH SEAS TO DEVELOP LATER TONIGHT INTO THE WEEKEND...

.SOUTHEAST SWELLS AROUND LOW PRESSURE OFF OF FLORIDA WILL BUILD
SEAS TO 6 FEET OR GREATER TONIGHT INTO THE WEEKEND.

AMZ150-240900-
/O.EXB.KMHX.SC.Y.0025.170224T1600Z-170226T1800Z/
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
252 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM FRIDAY TO 1 PM EST
SUNDAY...

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

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 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
252 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...ROUGH SEAS TO DEVELOP LATER TONIGHT INTO THE WEEKEND...

.SOUTHEAST SWELLS AROUND LOW PRESSURE OFF OF FLORIDA WILL BUILD
SEAS TO 6 FEET OR GREATER TONIGHT INTO THE WEEKEND.

AMZ156-158-240900-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0025.170224T0300Z-170226T1400Z/
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
252 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
9 AM EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KT.

* SEAS...5 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
252 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...ROUGH SEAS TO DEVELOP LATER TONIGHT INTO THE WEEKEND...

.SOUTHEAST SWELLS AROUND LOW PRESSURE OFF OF FLORIDA WILL BUILD
SEAS TO 6 FEET OR GREATER TONIGHT INTO THE WEEKEND.

AMZ152-154-240900-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0025.170224T0300Z-170226T1800Z/
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-
252 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
1 PM EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 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 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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