Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1014 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...GUSTY WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF
THE WEEK...

.Gusty southwest winds this morning will shift to the west to
northwest this afternoon into early Friday behind a cold front.
Seas of 6 to 9 feet today will slowly subside later tonight into
Friday.

AMZ152-154-156-192100-
/O.CON.KMHX.GL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-180419T2100Z/
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-
1014 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt.

* SEAS...6 to 9 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

&&

$$

AMZ130-131-200215-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SC.Y.0051.180419T1900Z-180420T1000Z/
Albemarle Sound-Alligator River-
1014 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
6 AM EDT FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City has issued
a Small Craft Advisory, which is in effect from 3 PM this
afternoon to 6 AM EDT Friday.

* WINDS...Northwest 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* WAVES...Around 2 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.

&&

$$

AMZ136-137-200100-
/O.EXB.KMHX.SC.Y.0049.180419T1800Z-180420T0100Z/
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers-Neuse and Bay Rivers-
1014 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City has issued
a Small Craft Advisory, which is in effect from 2 PM this
afternoon to 9 PM EDT this evening.

* WINDS...Northwest 15 to 25 kt.

* WAVES...Choppy.

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.

&&

$$

AMZ135-200215-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0050.000000T0000Z-180420T1200Z/
Pamlico Sound-
1014 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...Northwest 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* WAVES...2 to 3 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.

&&

$$

AMZ158-200215-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0049.000000T0000Z-180420T1400Z/
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
1014 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT
FRIDAY...

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt...becoming
  northwest.

* 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.

&&

$$

AMZ150-200215-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0049.000000T0000Z-180420T1400Z/
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
1014 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT
FRIDAY...

* WINDS...Northwest 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 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.

&&

$$



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