Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
227 PM EST Thu Feb 20 2020

AMZ150-211000-
/O.EXT.KMHX.GL.W.0009.200221T0000Z-200222T0000Z/
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
227 PM EST Thu Feb 20 2020

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM EST
FRIDAY...

* WHAT...North winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt and seas
  7 to 12 ft expected.

* WHERE...The coastal waters from Duck to Oregon Inlet.

* WHEN...From 7 PM this evening to 7 PM EST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

&&

$$

AMZ131-230-231-211000-
/O.EXT.KMHX.GL.W.0009.200221T0000Z-200221T2200Z/
Alligator River-Albemarle Sound-Croatan and Roanoke Sounds-
227 PM EST Thu Feb 20 2020

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 PM EST
FRIDAY...

* WHAT...North winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt and very
  rough waters expected.

* WHERE...Albemarle, Croatan, and Roanoke Sounds and the
  Alligator River.

* WHEN...From 7 PM this evening to 5 PM EST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

&&

$$

AMZ135-211000-
/O.EXT.KMHX.GL.W.0009.200220T2100Z-200222T0000Z/
Pamlico Sound-
227 PM EST Thu Feb 20 2020

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...North winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt and
  extremely rough waters expected.

* WHERE...Pamlico Sound.

* WHEN...Until 7 PM EST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

&&

$$

AMZ137-211000-
/O.EXT.KMHX.GL.W.0009.200220T2100Z-200221T1500Z/
Neuse and Bay Rivers-
227 PM EST Thu Feb 20 2020

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...North winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt and very
  rough waters expected.

* WHERE...Neuse and Bay Rivers.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM EST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

&&

$$

AMZ152-154-156-158-211000-
/O.CON.KMHX.GL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-200222T0000Z/
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-
227 PM EST Thu Feb 20 2020

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...North winds 30 to 40 kt with gusts up to 50 kt and seas
  8 to 13 ft.

* WHERE...The coastal waters from Oregon Inlet to Surf City.

* WHEN...Until 7 PM EST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

&&

$$

AMZ136-211000-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-200221T2200Z/
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-
227 PM EST Thu Feb 20 2020

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

* WHAT...North winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and
  rough waters.

* WHERE...Pamlico and Pungo Rivers.

* WHEN...Until 5 PM EST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$


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