weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
717 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...INCREASING WINDS AND SEAS LATE TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING...

.A MID LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT
BRINGING TIGHTENING PRESSURE GRADIENTS WITH A BRIEF PERIOD OF
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS LATE TODAY AND TUESDAY MORNING FOR
THE COASTAL WATERS NORTH OF OCRACOKE INLET. WINDS WILL PEAK AROUND
20 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY
TUESDAY MORNING WITH SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET TUESDAY MORNING.

AMZ150-272330-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SC.Y.0059.150428T0800Z-150428T1700Z/
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
717 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 1 PM EDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 1 PM EDT
TUESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS UP TO 25 KT.

* SEAS...4 TO 6 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 NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
717 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...INCREASING WINDS AND SEAS LATE TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING...

.A MID LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT
BRINGING TIGHTENING PRESSURE GRADIENTS WITH A BRIEF PERIOD OF
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS LATE TODAY AND TUESDAY MORNING FOR
THE COASTAL WATERS NORTH OF OCRACOKE INLET. WINDS WILL PEAK AROUND
20 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY
TUESDAY MORNING WITH SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET TUESDAY MORNING.

AMZ152-154-272330-
/O.EXP.KMHX.SC.Y.0058.000000T0000Z-150427T1100Z/
/O.NEW.KMHX.SC.Y.0059.150428T0800Z-150428T1700Z/
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-
717 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 1 PM EDT TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 1 PM EDT
TUESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS UP TO 25 KT.

* SEAS...4 TO 6 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
1023 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015


ANZ633-272230-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0061.150428T0200Z-150428T1700Z/
CURRITUCK SOUND-
1023 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 1 PM EDT TUESDAY...

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1023 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015


ANZ650-652-654-656-658-272230-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0061.150428T0200Z-150428T1700Z/
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-
1023 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 1 PM EDT TUESDAY...

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS.

* SEAS: 4 TO 5 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS AND/OR
SEAS OF 5 FEET OR GREATER OVER THE COASTAL WATERS 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.

&&

$$

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: June 2, 2009
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE