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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
305 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...ELEVATED SEAS EXPECTED INTO THURSDAY...

.HURRICANE CRISTOBAL WILL MOVE NORTHEAST FURTHER AWAY FROM THE
REGION TONIGHT. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY WILL BECOME
NORTHWEST LESS THAN 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SEAS OF 7 TO 12 FEET
THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE LATER TONIGHT
AND THURSDAY WITH SMALL CRAFT SEAS ENDING ALL WATERS BY LATE
THURSDAY.

AMZ158-280800-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0077.000000T0000Z-140828T1200Z/
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
305 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KT.

* SEAS...5 TO 8 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.

&&

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