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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
413 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS EXPECTED THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.NORTHERLY WINDS IN THE WAKE OF A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL INCREASE
TO GALE FORCE EARLY THIS EVENING...WITH SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS
OVER THE NEUSE AND PAMLICO RIVERS. SEAS WILL BUILD TO 8 TO 12 FEET
OVERNIGHT. WINDS AND SEAS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH FRIDAY INTO
SATURDAY.

AMZ136-137-060915-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0037.150305T2200Z-150306T1500Z/
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
413 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.

* WAVES...VERY ROUGH.

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
1201 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

ANZ633-060115-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0035.000000T0000Z-150306T1800Z/
CURRITUCK SOUND-
1201 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST FRIDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST FRIDAY.

* WINDS: BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS
  THIS EVENING. OCCASIONAL GUSTS UP TO 35 KT ARE POSSIBLE.

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.

&&

$$

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