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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1006 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

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

AMZ158-231015-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
1006 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EDT TUESDAY THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR SHORE.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP... INCREASING TO CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 4 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. RAIN WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
934 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

...GUSTY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS TO RETURN TUESDAY...

.THE GRADIENT BETWEEN STRONG HIGH PRESSURE TO THE NORTH AND A
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE TO THE SOUTH WILL LEAD TO GUSTY NORTHEAST
WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS STARTING TUESDAY AND CONTINUING INTO
THURSDAY.

AMZ152-154-156-158-230900-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0085.140923T0900Z-140925T0600Z/
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-
934 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TUESDAY TO
2 AM EDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 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 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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1024 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

NCZ106-108-240230-
COASTAL PENDER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-
1024 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EDT TUESDAY
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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