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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
407 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...POOR BOATING CONDITIONS THROUGH LATE WEEK...

.GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH FROM
THE WEST LATE TONIGHT. THE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL REMAIN TIGHT FOR
THE NEXT FEW DAYS RESULTING IN GUSTY WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS.

AMZ156-158-242100-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0060.000000T0000Z-170526T2100Z/
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
407 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT.

* SEAS...7 TO 12 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS OF 6 FEET OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS,
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

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