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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
346 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

West central North Atlantic continental shelf and slope waters
beyond 20 nm to 250 nm offshore, including south of Georges Bank
from 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore.

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

ANZ833-192030-
Cape Hatteras to Cape Fear to 100 nm offshore-
346 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to SW 30 to 40 kt,
then NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft, building to 8 to 15 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated TSTMS ending.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 5 to 9 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to
7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 4 to 8 ft.
.WED...Winds becoming N to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT and THU...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming N. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
346 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

West central North Atlantic continental shelf and slope waters
beyond 20 nm to 250 nm offshore, including south of Georges Bank
from 1000 fm to 250 nm offshore.

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

ANZ835-192030-
Cape Fear to 31N to 1000 fm-
346 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W to NW 20 to
30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft, building to 8 to 13 ft. Scattered
showers and TSTMs ending late.
.TONIGHT...Winds becoming N to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding
to 5 to 8 ft.
.MON...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming NE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 3 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.WED...Winds becoming N to NW 15 to 20 kt, then N to NE. Seas 4
to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
313 AM EST SUN NOV 19 2017

...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WINDS AND SEAS
TODAY...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS THIS MORNING
MORNING PRODUCING SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH
HIGHER GUSTS. SEAS WILL BUILD TO AS HIGH AS 8 TO 13 FEET. WINDS
WILL SHIFT TO NORTHWEST BEHIND THE FRONT BUT CONTINUE 15 TO 25
KNOTS INTO TONIGHT. THE GUSTY WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS WILL
GRADUALLY DIMINISH LATE TONIGHT INTO MONDAY.

AMZ150-152-154-156-158-191800-
/O.CON.KMHX.GL.W.0024.000000T0000Z-171119T1800Z/
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-
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
313 AM EST SUN NOV 19 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT BECOMING
  WEST.

* SEAS...8 TO 13 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
348 AM EST SUN NOV 19 2017


AMZ250-252-254-256-192100-
/O.CON.KILM.SC.Y.0050.000000T0000Z-171119T2300Z/
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-
348 AM EST SUN NOV 19 2017

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

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT THROUGH EARLY
  MORNING...BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KT LATE MORNING THROUGH
  THIS AFTERNOON.

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

&&

$$

17

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
342 AM EST SUN NOV 19 2017

AMZ350-191645-
/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0051.000000T0000Z-171119T1700Z/
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
342 AM EST SUN NOV 19 2017

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

* WINDS AND SEAS...WIND AND OR WAVE CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS
  TO SMALL CRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DURING A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
313 AM EST SUN NOV 19 2017

...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WINDS AND SEAS
TODAY...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS THIS MORNING
MORNING PRODUCING SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH
HIGHER GUSTS. SEAS WILL BUILD TO AS HIGH AS 8 TO 13 FEET. WINDS
WILL SHIFT TO NORTHWEST BEHIND THE FRONT BUT CONTINUE 15 TO 25
KNOTS INTO TONIGHT. THE GUSTY WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS WILL
GRADUALLY DIMINISH LATE TONIGHT INTO MONDAY.

AMZ130-131-136-137-192015-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0108.000000T0000Z-171119T2100Z/
ALBEMARLE SOUND-ALLIGATOR RIVER-PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
313 AM EST SUN NOV 19 2017

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

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT BECOMING
  WEST.

* 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 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.

&&

$$


Lake Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Columbia SC
701 PM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...A fast moving cold front will cause gusty winds tonight...

GAZ040-063>065-077-SCZ015-016-018-020>022-025>031-035>038-041-
191200-
/O.NEW.KCAE.LW.Y.0018.171119T0300Z-171119T1200Z/
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-Richmond-Burke-Lancaster-Chesterfield-
McCormick-Newberry-Fairfield-Kershaw-Edgefield-Saluda-Lexington-
Richland-Lee-Aiken-Sumter-Barnwell-Orangeburg-Calhoun-Clarendon-
Bamberg-
Including the cities of Lincolnton, Thomson, Martinez, Evans,
Hephzibah, Waynesboro, Lancaster, Elgin, Lancaster Mill, Cheraw,
Pageland, Mccormick, Newberry, Winnsboro, Winnsboro Mills,
Camden, Lugoff, Edgefield, Johnston, Saluda, Ridge Spring,
Seven Oaks, West Columbia, Cayce, Lexington, Red Bank, Oak Grove,
Columbia, Bishopville, Aiken, North Augusta, Sumter, Barnwell,
Williston, Blackville, Orangeburg, Brookdale, St. Matthews,
Manning, Summerton, Bamberg, and Denmark
701 PM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM
EST SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a Lake Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to 7 AM EST
Sunday.

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* TIMING...Strongest winds are expected after 10 PM, diminishing
  to 10 to 15 mph by morning.

* IMPACTS...Increased wave heights could cause small boats to
  capsize.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes. Small boats will be especially prone to capsizing.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
308 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

NCZ095-103-104-191500-
/O.CON.KMHX.WI.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-171119T1500Z/
Carteret-Outer Banks Dare-Outer Banks Hyde-
Including the cities of Morehead City, Beaufort, Newport,
Atlantic Beach, Emerald Isle, Kitty Hawk, Nags Head, Manteo,
Rodanthe, Buxton, Hatteras Village, and Ocracoke
308 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

* WINDS...Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* TIMING...through mid-morning.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree
  limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph or
gusts in excess of 45 mph are expected. Winds this strong can
make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use
extra caution.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Columbia SC
408 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

GAZ040-063>065-077-SCZ015-016-018-020>022-025>031-035>038-041-200915-
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-Richmond-Burke-Lancaster-Chesterfield-
McCormick-Newberry-Fairfield-Kershaw-Edgefield-Saluda-Lexington-
Richland-Lee-Aiken-Sumter-Barnwell-Orangeburg-Calhoun-Clarendon-
Bamberg-
408 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the Midlands of South Carolina
and the Central Savannah River area of Georgia.

.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.

   Lake Wind Advisory.

Low temperatures tonight will be near freezing.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
347 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

NCZ099-106>110-SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-053>056-200900-
Columbus-Coastal Pender-Inland New Hanover-Coastal New Hanover-
Inland Brunswick-Coastal Brunswick-Marlboro-Darlington-Dillon-
Florence-Marion-Williamsburg-Inland Horry-Coastal Horry-
Inland Georgetown-Coastal Georgetown-
347 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast North Carolina and
northeast South Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Patchy frost is possible late tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

Relative humidity values will fall to as low as 25-30 percent Monday
afternoon.

A freeze or widespread frost is possible Monday night.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
347 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

AMZ250-252-254-256-200900-
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-
347 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

...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...Monday through Saturday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
347 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

NCZ087-096-105-200900-
Robeson-Bladen-Inland Pender-
347 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

Relative humidity values will fall to as low as 25-30 percent Monday
afternoon.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Charleston SC
344 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

GAZ087-088-099>101-114>116-137-138-SCZ040-042>045-047-200845-
Jenkins-Screven-Candler-Bulloch-Effingham-Tattnall-Evans-
Inland Bryan-Long-Inland Liberty-Allendale-Hampton-Inland Colleton-
Dorchester-Inland Berkeley-Inland Jasper-
344 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast Georgia and
southeast South Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Frost: Light winds and low temperatures in the middle 30s late
tonight could support the development of frost over inland portions
of southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia. A Frost Advisory
could eventually be needed.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter assistance is not anticipated at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
652 PM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

NCZ095-103-104-200000-
Carteret-Outer Banks Dare-Outer Banks Hyde-
652 PM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM EST
SUNDAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for eastern 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.

   Wind Advisory.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Wind Advisory.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

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