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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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
746 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

...STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WINDS TO
THE WATERS BEGINNING TUESDAY...

AMZ250-252-254-256-231000-
/O.NEW.KILM.SC.Y.0048.140923T1600Z-140924T2200Z/
SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
746 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TUESDAY TO 6 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TUESDAY TO 6 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 KT...OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 30 KT.

* SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET...HIGHEST OFFSHORE AND NORTH OF CAPE FEAR.

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.

&&

$$

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
621 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

AMZ350-230630-
/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0055.140923T1200Z-140925T0900Z/
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
621 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TUESDAY TO
5 AM EDT THURSDAY...

* IMPACTS...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.

&&

$$


Beach Hazards Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
320 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

...STRONG RIP CURRENTS CONTINUE TODAY FOR THE OUTER BANKS...

.CONTINUING LONG PERIOD SWELLS FROM THE SOUTHEAST AND WAVE
HEIGHTS AROUND 4 FEET WILL PRODUCE A CONTINUING THREAT FOR STRONG
RIP CURRENTS TODAY ACROSS THE OUTER BANKS.

NCZ095-103-104-232200-
/O.EXT.KMHX.BH.S.0020.000000T0000Z-140924T0000Z/
CARTERET-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
320 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS.

* LOCATION...NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR STRONG RIP
  CURRENTS TO DEVELOP ARE A COUPLE HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW
  TIDE...WHICH WILL OCCUR AROUND 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH
PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS POSTED NEAR BEACH
ACCESS POINTS AND LIFEGUARD STATIONS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT...SINCE IT CAN
EXHAUST AND EVEN KILL THE STRONGEST SWIMMER.

&&

$$

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM


Hazardous Weather Outlook


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

NCZ107-240230-
INLAND NEW HANOVER-
1024 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

NO HAZARDS ARE EXPECTED.

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

MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS LIKELY TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY AT DOWNTOWN
WILMINGTON DUE TO ELEVATED WATER LEVELS DURING HIGH TIDE CYCLES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
759 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

GAZ117-119-139-141-SCZ048>051-240000-
COASTAL BRYAN-COASTAL CHATHAM-COASTAL LIBERTY-COASTAL MCINTOSH-
BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-COASTAL JASPER-
759 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

...MODERATE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST GEORGIA AND
SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.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 FOR RIP CURRENTS.

COASTAL FLOODING...A PROLONGED PERIOD OF NORTHEAST WINDS COULD
RESULT IN SHALLOW SALTWATER FLOODING IN LOW-LYING AREAS ALONG THE
SOUTH CAROLINA COAST AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE TUESDAY EVENING
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORIES COULD EVENTUALLY BE
NEEDED.

RIP CURRENTS...PERSISTENT AND STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS WILL COMBINE
WITH ASTRONOMICAL FACTORS TO PRODUCE AN ELEVATED RISK OF RIP
CURRENTS ON AREA BEACHES WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...AND PERHAPS
EVEN INTO THIS WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ASSISTANCE IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
319 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

NCZ095-103-104-232200-
CARTERET-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
319 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR
BEACHES NORTH OF CAPE LOOKOUT...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

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

   BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT.

.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.

   BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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