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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
403 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

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

ANZ633-091630-
CURRITUCK SOUND-
403 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FOOT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
403 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

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

ANZ634-091630-
CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM LITTLE CREEK VA TO CAPE HENRY VA INCLUDING THE
CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL-
403 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

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

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE LATE IN THE MORNING... THEN BECOMING
S IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
403 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

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

ANZ658-091630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM NC VA BORDER TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC OUT 20 NM-
403 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.THROUGH 7 AM...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KT. SEAS
4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 6 SECONDS.
.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KT. SEAS 5
TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 7 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...MAINLY NE SWELL WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 5 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
355 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

ANZ633-091700-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0110.000000T0000Z-161210T0900Z/
CURRITUCK SOUND-
355 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST
SATURDAY...

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS.

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
355 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

ANZ630>632-634-091700-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0110.000000T0000Z-161210T1200Z/
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-
355 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

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

* WINDS: 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS.

* 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
355 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

ANZ650-652-654-656-658-091700-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0110.000000T0000Z-161210T0900Z/
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-
355 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST
SATURDAY...

* WINDS: NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS.

* SEAS: 4 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 WILMINGTON NC
340 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM

AMZ250-091615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
340 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT THIS MORNING...BECOMING
NW 10 TO 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...THEN 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...THEN 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
303 AM EST FRI DEC 9 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

AMZ130-091930-
ALBEMARLE SOUND-
303 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING 15-20 KT LATE MORNING.
 WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN AROUND 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND
2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
303 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS EXPECTED ACROSS THE
WATERS AND SOUNDS THOUGHOUT TODAY...

.STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD IN FROM THE WEST
TODAY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AND SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WINDS AND SEAS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH
THROUGHOUT THE DAY TODAY.

AMZ130-131-135-091500-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0116.000000T0000Z-161209T1500Z/
ALBEMARLE SOUND-ALLIGATOR RIVER-PAMLICO SOUND-
303 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

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

* WAVES...2 TO 3 FEET. CHOPPY ON THE ALLIGATOR RIVER.

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.

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
303 AM EST FRI DEC 9 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

AMZ135-091930-
PAMLICO SOUND-
303 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE
MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES AROUND 2 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN
1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 FT...THEN 2 TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
303 AM EST FRI DEC 9 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

AMZ150-091930-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
303 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING 15 TO 20 THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
303 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS EXPECTED ACROSS THE
WATERS AND SOUNDS THOUGHOUT TODAY...

.STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD IN FROM THE WEST
TODAY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AND SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WINDS AND SEAS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH
THROUGHOUT THE DAY TODAY.

AMZ150-152-154-092015-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0116.000000T0000Z-161209T2100Z/
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-
303 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

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

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
303 AM EST FRI DEC 9 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

AMZ152-091930-
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-
303 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING 15 T 20 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO
7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
303 AM EST FRI DEC 9 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

AMZ154-091930-
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
303 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
303 AM EST FRI DEC 9 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

AMZ156-091930-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
303 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

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

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
303 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS EXPECTED ACROSS THE
WATERS AND SOUNDS THOUGHOUT TODAY...

.STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD IN FROM THE WEST
TODAY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AND SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WINDS AND SEAS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH
THROUGHOUT THE DAY TODAY.

AMZ156-158-091800-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0116.000000T0000Z-161209T1800Z/
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
303 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

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

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
303 AM EST FRI DEC 9 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

AMZ158-091930-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
303 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

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

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
958 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...GUSTY NORTH WINDS AND CHOPPY SEAS TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

AMZ250-252-254-256-091100-
/O.CON.KILM.SC.Y.0051.000000T0000Z-161209T2300Z/
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-
958 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 KT.

* SEAS...3 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
WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS,
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

9


Freeze Watch


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
250 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...FREEZING TEMPERATURES POSSIBLE FRIDAY NIGHT FOR THE OUTER
BANKS...

NCZ103-104-092000-
/O.CON.KMHX.FZ.A.0005.161210T0500Z-161210T1300Z/
OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KITTY HAWK...NAGS HEAD...MANTEO...
RODANTHE...BUXTON...HATTERAS VILLAGE...OCRACOKE
250 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 30S.

* TIMING...AFTER MIDNIGHT FRIDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WATCH MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE.
THESE CONDITIONS COULD KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
410 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

AMZ250-252-254-256-100915-
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-
410 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

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

   SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE ON MONDAY AHEAD OF A
COLD FRONT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
306 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

NCZ103-104-100815-
OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
306 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

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

   FREEZE WATCH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

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

   FREEZE WATCH.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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