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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
325 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ256-161515-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
325 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP
TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT THIS MORNING...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
325 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ250-161515-
SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
325 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 25 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT THIS MORNING...
THEN SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
325 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ254-161515-
LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
325 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP
TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT THIS MORNING...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...THEN 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
325 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ252-161515-
CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
325 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT...BECOMING NE
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT THIS MORNING...THEN SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
923 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

AMZ250-252-254-256-161000-
/O.CON.KILM.SC.Y.0037.000000T0000Z-140417T2100Z/
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-
923 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

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

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST 25 TO 30 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT
  POSSIBLE.

* SEAS...5 TO 9 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.

&&

$$
RJD

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
339 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

AMZ350-352-354-161545-
/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0039.000000T0000Z-140419T1600Z/
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT
20 NM...INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
339 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT
SATURDAY...

* 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.

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
333 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM AND SAVANNAH GA TO
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 60 NM...INCLUDING CHARLESTON HARBOR AND GRAYS
REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

AMZ350-162245-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
333 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.


$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
159 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

FROM S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM...
INCLUDING THE ALBEMARLE AND PAMLICO SOUNDS AND THE MONITOR NATIONAL
MARINE SANCTUARY

AMZ137-161315-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
159 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT.
WAVES VERY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES VERY ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT THROUGH THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES CHOPPY.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES A
MODERATE CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
417 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

...STRONG WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO
WEDNESDAY...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT MOVE OFF THE COAST THIS EVENING. STRONG COLD
AIR ADVECTION BEHIND THE FRONT WILL PRODUCE GALE FORCE WINDS
TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY. MODERATE NORTHEAST FLOW WILL LIKELY BRING
ELEVATED SEAS THROUGH LATE WEEK.

AMZ136-137-161000-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0052.000000T0000Z-140416T2100Z/
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
417 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

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

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.

* WAVES...1 TO 2 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.

&&

$$

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