Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
425 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

...GUSTY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY...

.A TIGHT SOUTHWESTERLY PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL DEVELOP BETWEEN HIGH
PRESSURE OFF THE SOUTHEASTERN U.S. COAST AND A COLD FRONT APPROACHING
FROM THE NORTHWEST LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. THE WATERS
FROM OREGON INLET TO OCRACOKE WILL LIKELY SEE A PERIOD OF GALES IN
GUSTY SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW AHEAD OF THE FRONT FRIDAY NIGHT. THE COLD
FRONT WILL CROSS THE EASTERN NC WATERS EARLY SATURDAY WITH WINDS
VEERING NORTH AT SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LEVELS BEHIND THE FRONT
SATURDAY AFTERNOON. WINDS AND SEAS WILL SUBSIDE BELOW SMALL CRAFT
LEVELS LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON INTO SATURDAY EVENING.

AMZ152-154-022130-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SC.Y.0050.150403T0400Z-150405T0900Z/
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-
425 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 5 AM
EDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 5 AM EDT SUNDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT THROUGH
  FRIDAY NIGHT, SHIFTING NORTH 20 TO 30 KT SATURDAY.

* SEAS...7 TO 11 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.

&&

$$

AMZ150-022130-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SC.Y.0050.150403T1500Z-150405T0000Z/
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
425 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM FRIDAY TO 8 PM EDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM FRIDAY TO
8 PM EDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT THROUGH
  FRIDAY NIGHT, SHIFTING NORTH 20 TO 25 KT SATURDAY.

* SEAS...5 TO 8 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.

&&

$$

AMZ156-158-022130-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SC.Y.0050.150403T1500Z-150405T0000Z/
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
425 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM FRIDAY TO 8 PM EDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM FRIDAY TO
8 PM EDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT THROUGH
  FRIDAY NIGHT, SHIFTING NORTH 20 TO 25 KT SATURDAY.

* SEAS...6 TO 9 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.

&&

$$

AMZ135-022130-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SC.Y.0050.150403T1500Z-150404T2000Z/
PAMLICO SOUND-
425 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM FRIDAY TO 4 PM EDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM FRIDAY TO
4 PM EDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT THROUGH
  FRIDAY NIGHT, SHIFTING NORTH 15 TO 25 KT SATURDAY.

* WAVES...2 TO 4 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.

&&

$$

AMZ130-131-022130-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SC.Y.0050.150403T1800Z-150404T1100Z/
ALBEMARLE SOUND-ALLIGATOR RIVER-
425 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM FRIDAY TO 7 AM EDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM FRIDAY TO
7 AM EDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT THROUGH
  FRIDAY NIGHT, SHIFTING NORTH SATURDAY 15 TO 25 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 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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