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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
945 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

ANZ633-261045-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-170226T1100Z/
CURRITUCK SOUND-
945 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS OVER
THE CURRITUCK SOUND ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS BOATING
CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN
THESE CONDITIONS.

MARINERS SHOULD PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE MARINE FORECAST...AND
CONSIDER WIND AND SEA CONDITIONS IN PLANNING.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
945 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

ANZ630>632-634-261045-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-170226T1100Z/
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SMITH POINT TO WINDMILL POINT VA-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM WINDMILL POINT TO NEW POINT COMFORT VA-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NEW POINT COMFORT TO LITTLE CREEK VA-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING
THE CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
945 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.

* WAVES...3 TO 4 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS AND/OR
WAVES OF 4 FEET OR GREATER OVER THE CHESAPEAKE BAY ARE EXPECTED
TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

MARINERS SHOULD PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE MARINE FORECAST...AND
CONSIDER WIND AND SEA CONDITIONS IN PLANNING.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
945 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

ANZ650-652-654-656-658-261045-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-170226T1700Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CHINCOTEAGUE VA OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHINCOTEAGUE TO PARRAMORE ISLAND VA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PARRAMORE ISLAND TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VA OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO VIRGINIA-
NORTH CAROLINA BORDER OUT TO 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
20 NM-
945 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST SUNDAY...

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

* SEAS...3 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS AND/OR
SEAS OF 5 FEET OR GREATER OVER THE COASTAL WATERS ARE EXPECTED TO
PRODUCE HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

MARINERS SHOULD PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE MARINE FORECAST...AND
CONSIDER WIND AND SEA CONDITIONS IN PLANNING.

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
944 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

VIRGINIA PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...CURRITUCK SOUND AND ATLANTIC
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
20 NAUTICAL MILES

ANZ633-261015-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
944 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN
THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
944 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

VIRGINIA PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...CURRITUCK SOUND AND ATLANTIC
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
20 NAUTICAL MILES

ANZ634-261015-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
944 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE
IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
944 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

VIRGINIA PORTION OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY...CURRITUCK SOUND AND ATLANTIC
COASTAL WATERS FROM FENWICK ISLAND DE TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT
20 NAUTICAL MILES

ANZ658-261015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-
944 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9
SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT... MAINLY E SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...MAINLY SE SWELL WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
923 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ250-261015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
923 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW AND THEN N WITH GUSTS
UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
922 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

AMZ250-252-254-256-261100-
/O.CON.KILM.SC.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-170226T1100Z/
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-
922 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST TO NORTH 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 SEA OF 6 FT 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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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
916 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

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

AMZ130-261030-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
916 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST SUNDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
916 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

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

AMZ135-261030-
PAMLICO SOUND-
916 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST SUNDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
916 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

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

AMZ150-261030-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
916 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR
SHORE, SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
916 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

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

AMZ152-154-261030-
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-
916 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
916 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

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

AMZ156-261030-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
916 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
LIGHT CHOP...DIMINISHING TO FLAT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT
CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS CHOPPY.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH... INCREASING TO VERY ROUGH.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...
DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
916 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

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

AMZ158-261030-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
916 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW THEN DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY LATE.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
FLAT...INCREASING TO LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS
AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND
RIVERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS ROUGH...
DIMINISHING TO CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
210 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...ROUGH SEAS CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY WITH GUSTY WINDS EXPECTED
THROUGH TONIGHT...

.SOUTHEAST SWELLS PRODUCED BY LOW PRESSURE WELL OFF THE COAST
WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE SEAS OF 4 TO 7 FEET THROUGH THIS EVENING.
SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS LATE TODAY AHEAD OF A
COLD FRONT, MAINTAINING THE ELEVATED SEAS. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO
NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 KNOTS THIS EVENING BEHIND THE FRONT THEN
DIMINISH TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS SUNDAY AFTERNOON ALLOWING SEAS TO
SUBSIDE BELOW 6 FEET AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE WATERS FROM
THE WEST.

AMZ130-131-260900-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0025.170226T0000Z-170226T0900Z/
ALBEMARLE SOUND-ALLIGATOR RIVER-
210 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
4 AM EST SUNDAY...

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

* SEAS...1 TO 3 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
210 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...ROUGH SEAS CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY WITH GUSTY WINDS EXPECTED
THROUGH TONIGHT...

.SOUTHEAST SWELLS PRODUCED BY LOW PRESSURE WELL OFF THE COAST
WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE SEAS OF 4 TO 7 FEET THROUGH THIS EVENING.
SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS LATE TODAY AHEAD OF A
COLD FRONT, MAINTAINING THE ELEVATED SEAS. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO
NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 KNOTS THIS EVENING BEHIND THE FRONT THEN
DIMINISH TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS SUNDAY AFTERNOON ALLOWING SEAS TO
SUBSIDE BELOW 6 FEET AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE WATERS FROM
THE WEST.

AMZ135-260900-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0025.000000T0000Z-170226T1200Z/
PAMLICO SOUND-
210 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT BECOMING
  NORTHWEST THIS EVENING.

* SEAS...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 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
210 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...ROUGH SEAS CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY WITH GUSTY WINDS EXPECTED
THROUGH TONIGHT...

.SOUTHEAST SWELLS PRODUCED BY LOW PRESSURE WELL OFF THE COAST
WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE SEAS OF 4 TO 7 FEET THROUGH THIS EVENING.
SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS LATE TODAY AHEAD OF A
COLD FRONT, MAINTAINING THE ELEVATED SEAS. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO
NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 KNOTS THIS EVENING BEHIND THE FRONT THEN
DIMINISH TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS SUNDAY AFTERNOON ALLOWING SEAS TO
SUBSIDE BELOW 6 FEET AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE WATERS FROM
THE WEST.

AMZ150-260900-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0025.000000T0000Z-170226T1500Z/
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
210 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT BECOMING
  NORTHWEST THIS EVENING.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
210 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...ROUGH SEAS CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY WITH GUSTY WINDS EXPECTED
THROUGH TONIGHT...

.SOUTHEAST SWELLS PRODUCED BY LOW PRESSURE WELL OFF THE COAST
WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE SEAS OF 4 TO 7 FEET THROUGH THIS EVENING.
SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS LATE TODAY AHEAD OF A
COLD FRONT, MAINTAINING THE ELEVATED SEAS. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO
NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 KNOTS THIS EVENING BEHIND THE FRONT THEN
DIMINISH TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS SUNDAY AFTERNOON ALLOWING SEAS TO
SUBSIDE BELOW 6 FEET AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE WATERS FROM
THE WEST.

AMZ152-154-260900-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0025.000000T0000Z-170226T1800Z/
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-
210 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT BECOMING
  NORTHWEST THIS EVENING.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
210 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...ROUGH SEAS CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY WITH GUSTY WINDS EXPECTED
THROUGH TONIGHT...

.SOUTHEAST SWELLS PRODUCED BY LOW PRESSURE WELL OFF THE COAST
WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE SEAS OF 4 TO 7 FEET THROUGH THIS EVENING.
SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS LATE TODAY AHEAD OF A
COLD FRONT, MAINTAINING THE ELEVATED SEAS. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO
NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 KNOTS THIS EVENING BEHIND THE FRONT THEN
DIMINISH TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS SUNDAY AFTERNOON ALLOWING SEAS TO
SUBSIDE BELOW 6 FEET AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE WATERS FROM
THE WEST.

AMZ156-158-260900-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0025.000000T0000Z-170226T1500Z/
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
210 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT BECOMING
  NORTHWEST THIS EVENING.

* 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.

&&

$$


Marine Weather Statement


MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
926 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

AMZ250-252-254-256-260800-
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-
926 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...ABNORMALLY LOW WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED WITH THE OVERNIGHT LOW
TIDE...

BRISK OFFSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DRIVE WATER LEVELS DOWN TO
BETWEEN MINUS 1.1 FEET MLLW AND MINUS 1.5 FEET MLLW. THE LOWEST
WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED BETWEEN 1230 AM AND 230 AM.

WATER LEVELS COULD BECOME HAZARDOUS AS CHANNELS NARROW AND SAND
BARS BECOME MORE PROMINENT. USE CAUTION AND BE ALERT TO SHALLOW
WATER IN AREAS THAT ARE NORMALLY PASSABLE.

$$
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