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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
331 AM EST Sat Feb 23 2019

...GUSTY WINDS CONTINUE THIS MORNING WHILE ELEVATED SEAS ARE
FORECAST TO CONTINUE INTO EARLY THIS EVENING...

.Northeast winds to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots early
this morning will produce seas at 4 to 7 feet. Winds are forecast
to diminish to 15 to 20 knots this afternoon but seas will remain
elevated into early evening.

AMZ152-154-232115-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-190224T0300Z/
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-
331 AM EST Sat Feb 23 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...Northeast 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 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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