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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
354 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...GUSTY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS CONTINUING INTO THE WEEKEND...

.A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS THIS EVENING.
NORTH WINDS WILL PICK UP BEHIND THE FRONT AND CONTINUE THROUGH
MUCH OF SATURDAY AS STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS NORTH OF THE
AREA. SEAS REMAIN 6 FEET OR HIGHER OVER THE OUTER WATERS THROUGH
SATURDAY.

AMZ156-158-281000-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0032.000000T0000Z-150301T0200Z/
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
354 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST SATURDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 25 KT.

* SEAS...4 TO 7 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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