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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
351 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GUSTY WINDS WILL DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH
MUCH OF THE WEEKEND|...

.GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP LATER TONIGHT AS AN ARCTIC
COLD FRONT CROSSES. THE STRONG NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS WILL THEN
CONTINUE MOST WATERS INTO SUNDAY AS COLD HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN
FROM THE NORTHWEST.

AMZ156-130900-
/O.UPG.KMHX.SC.Y.0021.160213T0800Z-160214T1600Z/
/O.NEW.KMHX.GL.W.0009.160213T1000Z-160213T1800Z/
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
351 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 1 PM EST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 1 PM EST
SATURDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.

* SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
351 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GUSTY WINDS WILL DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH
MUCH OF THE WEEKEND|...

.GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP LATER TONIGHT AS AN ARCTIC
COLD FRONT CROSSES. THE STRONG NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS WILL THEN
CONTINUE MOST WATERS INTO SUNDAY AS COLD HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN
FROM THE NORTHWEST.

AMZ152-154-130900-
/O.UPG.KMHX.SC.Y.0021.160213T0500Z-160215T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KMHX.GL.W.0009.160213T1000Z-160213T1800Z/
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-
351 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 1 PM EST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 1 PM EST
SATURDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.

* SEAS...5 TO 8 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
351 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GUSTY WINDS WILL DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH
MUCH OF THE WEEKEND|...

.GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP LATER TONIGHT AS AN ARCTIC
COLD FRONT CROSSES. THE STRONG NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS WILL THEN
CONTINUE MOST WATERS INTO SUNDAY AS COLD HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN
FROM THE NORTHWEST.

AMZ150-130900-
/O.UPG.KMHX.SC.Y.0021.160213T0800Z-160214T2200Z/
/O.NEW.KMHX.GL.W.0009.160213T1000Z-160213T1800Z/
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
351 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 1 PM EST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 1 PM EST
SATURDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

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

* SEAS...6 TO 9 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
550 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

ANZ658-130700-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0009.160213T0900Z-160214T0900Z/
/O.CON.KAKQ.UP.Y.0001.160214T0000Z-160214T1700Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
TO 20 NM-
550 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO 4 AM EST
SUNDAY...
...FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM SATURDAY
TO NOON EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS.

* SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET.

* FREEZING SPRAY...LIGHT TO MODERATE ICE ACCUMULATIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE OCCURRING OR
EXPECTED. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A FREEZING SPRAY ADVISORY MEANS THAT LIGHT TO MODERATE
ACCUMULATION OF ICE IS EXPECTED ON VESSELS. OPERATING A VESSEL IN
FREEZING SPRAY CAN BE HAZARDOUS. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT VESSELS
BE PREPARED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE COUNTER MEASURES BEFORE PUTTING
TO SEA OR ENTER THE ADVISORY AREA.

&&

$$

ANZ830-130900-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
336 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT
EARLY...THEN BECOMING NW. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 15
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO
16 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING NE 5
TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 24
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14
TO 23 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ833-130900-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
336 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING
E TO SE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4
FT...THEN BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 13 TO 22 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN
BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 20 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

ANZ828-130900-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
336 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT. LIGHT
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO
16 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 14 FT. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 24 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14
TO 23 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 20
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

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