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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1012 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS TONIGHT INTO MONDAY...

.A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH THROUGH THE WATERS TONIGHT. STRONG
SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL BE SUSTAINED AT 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS 35 TO 45 KNOTS. SEAS WILL BUILD TO AS HIGH AS 15
FEET...PEAKING OVERNIGHT.

AMZ130-131-135>137-150-241500-
/O.CON.KMHX.GL.W.0022.000000T0000Z-141124T1500Z/
ALBEMARLE SOUND-ALLIGATOR RIVER-PAMLICO SOUND-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
1012 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST MONDAY...

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

* SEAS...7 TO 11 FEET. WAVES IN THE SOUNDS 2 TO 4 FEET. WAVES
  ALONG THE RIVERS ROUGH.

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
1012 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS TONIGHT INTO MONDAY...

.A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH THROUGH THE WATERS TONIGHT. STRONG
SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL BE SUSTAINED AT 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS 35 TO 45 KNOTS. SEAS WILL BUILD TO AS HIGH AS 15
FEET...PEAKING OVERNIGHT.

AMZ152-154-241515-
/O.CON.KMHX.GL.W.0022.000000T0000Z-141124T1800Z/
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-
1012 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST MONDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT.

* SEAS...8 TO 14 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
1012 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS TONIGHT INTO MONDAY...

.A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH THROUGH THE WATERS TONIGHT. STRONG
SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL BE SUSTAINED AT 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS 35 TO 45 KNOTS. SEAS WILL BUILD TO AS HIGH AS 15
FEET...PEAKING OVERNIGHT.

AMZ156-158-241500-
/O.CON.KMHX.GL.W.0022.000000T0000Z-141124T1500Z/
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1012 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST MONDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.

* SEAS...8 TO 14 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.

&&

$$

ANZ833-241630-
CAPE HATTERAS TO CAPE FEAR TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1019 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 30 TO 40 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14
FT...HIGHEST NE. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS EARLY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST NE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO S TO SW 30 TO 40 KT
LATE...EXCEPT W PORTION BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ828-241630-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1019 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 30 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT LATE...HIGHEST E. SHOWERS
AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST E.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS EARLY.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO W TO SW
15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO NE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO N TO NE 30 TO 40 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 13 FT LATE.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO W TO NW
15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST
E.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...
HIGHEST E.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.

$$

ANZ830-241630-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
1019 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 30 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT LATE. SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS EARLY.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...HIGHEST E.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW AND INCREASING
TO 30 TO 40 KT LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 13 FT
LATE.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT...HIGHEST
E.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO N TO NE LESS
THAN 10 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
948 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

ANZ650-652-654-656-658-241100-
/O.CON.KAKQ.GL.W.0024.141124T0300Z-141124T1500Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT TO
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT TO
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT
TO 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA TO NC VA BORDER OUT TO
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
TO 20 NM-
948 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST MONDAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST MONDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40
  KNOTS.

* SEAS: BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE OCCURRING OR
EXPECTED WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS. 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.

&&

$$

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