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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
336 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP TONIGHT AND
MONDAY...

.A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH LATE TONIGHT AND MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS
MONDAY AFTERNOON. STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 KNOTS AHEAD OF
THE FRONT WILL BECOME NORTHWEST BEHIND THE FRONT MONDAY AFTERNOON.
SEAS WILL GRADUALLY BUILD OVERNIGHT...PEAKING AT 10 TO 15 FEET
MONDAY.

AMZ136-137-021000-
/O.EXB.KMHX.SC.Y.0018.150202T0900Z-150203T0300Z/
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
336 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 PM
EST MONDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...BECOMING
  NORTHWEST MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* WAVES...CHOPPY.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
336 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP TONIGHT AND
MONDAY...

.A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH LATE TONIGHT AND MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS
MONDAY AFTERNOON. STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 KNOTS AHEAD OF
THE FRONT WILL BECOME NORTHWEST BEHIND THE FRONT MONDAY AFTERNOON.
SEAS WILL GRADUALLY BUILD OVERNIGHT...PEAKING AT 10 TO 15 FEET
MONDAY.

AMZ130-131-021000-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0018.150202T0900Z-150203T0700Z/
ALBEMARLE SOUND-ALLIGATOR RIVER-
336 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM MONDAY TO 2 AM
EST TUESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...BECOMING
  NORTHWEST MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* WAVES...2 TO 3 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
354 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

ANZ633-020500-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0018.150202T0500Z-150202T2300Z/
CURRITUCK SOUND-
354 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 6 PM EST MONDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
6 PM EST MONDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
  MONDAY...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KNOTS MONDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 18 TO 33 KNOTS OVER
THE CURRITUCK SOUND 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.

MARINERS SHOULD PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE MARINE FORECAST...AND
CONSIDER WIND AND SEA CONDITIONS IN PLANNING.

&&

$$

WRS

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
354 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

ANZ650-652-654-656-658-020500-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0018.150202T0900Z-150202T2300Z/
/O.UPG.KAKQ.GL.A.0002.150202T2300Z-150203T1100Z/
/O.NEW.KAKQ.GL.W.0006.150202T2300Z-150203T1100Z/
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-
354 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 6 PM EST
MONDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM MONDAY TO 6 AM EST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM MONDAY TO 6 AM EST
TUESDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 6 PM EST MONDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 KNOTS TONIGHT THROUGH
  MONDAY...BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 40
  KNOTS MONDAY NIGHT. WINDS DIMINISH TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS TUESDAY
  MORNING.

* SEAS: 4 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET LATE
  MONDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. SEAS SUBSIDE TO 4 TO 6 FEET
  TUESDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* WINDS: 34 TO 47 KNOTS WITHIN THE GALE WARNING.

* SEAS: 5 FEET OR GREATER.

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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