Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
346 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...GUSTY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS LATE TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY
MORNING...

.A MID LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT
BRINGING A TIGHTENING PRESSURE GRADIENT WITH A BRIEF PERIOD OF
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS LATE TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING
FOR THE COASTAL WATERS NORTH OF OCRACOKE INLET. WINDS WILL PEAK
AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS LATE TONIGHT INTO
EARLY TUESDAY MORNING WITH SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET TUESDAY
MORNING.

AMZ150-152-154-280900-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0059.150428T0800Z-150428T1700Z/
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-
346 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 1 PM EDT
TUESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 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 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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