Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
944 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...GUSTY WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH LATE
THIS MORNING AND THIS AFTERNOON...

.Gusty north winds will continue this morning, gradually
diminishing later this morning and this afternoon as high
pressure builds in from the northwest. Seas of 5 to 8 feet early
this morning will gradually subside to 2 to 5 feet this
afternoon.

AMZ135-201445-
/O.CAN.KMHX.SC.Y.0050.000000T0000Z-180420T1400Z/
Pamlico Sound-
944 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...


$$

AMZ156-158-201800-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0049.000000T0000Z-180420T1800Z/
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
944 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...North 10 to 20 kt with 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 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.

&&

$$

AMZ150-201800-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0049.000000T0000Z-180420T1800Z/
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
944 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...North 15 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 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.

&&

$$

AMZ152-154-201800-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0049.000000T0000Z-180420T1800Z/
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-
944 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...North 15 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 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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