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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
335 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

...GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH ON SUNDAY. LOW PRESSURE APPROACHES
LATE SUNDAY THROUGH EARLY MONDAY WITH WINDS AND SEAS INCREASING
AHEAD OF IT. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL LINGER UNTIL
TUESDAY MORNING.

AMZ150-152-154-156-158-190745-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SC.Y.0055.150419T2100Z-150421T1200Z/
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
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-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
335 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM SUNDAY TO 8 AM EDT
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM SUNDAY TO
8 AM EDT TUESDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP 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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