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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
300 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

FROM S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM...
INCLUDING THE ALBEMARLE AND PAMLICO SOUNDS AND THE MONITOR NATIONAL
MARINE SANCTUARY

AMZ158-110730-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
300 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...EXCEPT 1 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS...INCREASING TO 8 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS FLAT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY... DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
300 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

...STRONG WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS DEVELOPING SUNDAY NIGHT...

.WINDS WILL TURN SOUTH AND INCREASE IN STRENGTH SUNDAY EVENING
AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT. THE GUSTY SOUTH WINDS WILL DIMINISH ON
MONDAY WITH SEAS SUBSIDING BELOW 6 FEET BY EVENING.

AMZ152-154-156-158-110800-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SC.Y.0117.161212T0300Z-161213T0300Z/
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-
300 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM SUNDAY TO 10 PM EST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM SUNDAY TO
10 PM EST MONDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.

* 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 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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
303 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

SCZ048>051-112015-
BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-COASTAL JASPER-
303 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

COASTAL FLOODING...ASTRONOMICAL INFLUENCES ALONG WITH ELEVATED
NORTHEAST WINDS COULD PRODUCE SHALLOW COASTAL FLOODING NEAR THE TIME
OF THE EARLY MORNING HIGH TIDE EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. A COASTAL
FLOODING ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

COASTAL FLOODING...ASTRONOMICAL INFLUENCES AND PERIODS OF ONSHORE
WINDS COULD PUSH SHALLOW COASTAL FLOODING NEAR THE TIMES OF THE
EARLY MORNING HIGH TIDES THROUGH MID WEEK...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE
SOUTH CAROLINA COAST. COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORIES MAY BE NEEDED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ASSISTANCE IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
228 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

AMZ250-252-254-256-111930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT
20 NM-
228 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS POSSIBLE LATE SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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