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Gale Warning


OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
944 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

W CENTRAL N ATLC CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS BEYOND 20
NM...TO 250 NM OFFSHORE...INCLUDING S 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.

ANZ830-281515-
CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO CAPE HATTERAS TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
944 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5
TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 15
FT...HIGHEST NE.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST NE.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
944 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

W CENTRAL N ATLC CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS BEYOND 20
NM...TO 250 NM OFFSHORE...INCLUDING S 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.

ANZ828-281515-
CAPE CHARLES LIGHT TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO 100 NM OFFSHORE-
944 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 4 TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO
15 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 8 FT...HIGHEST E.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 5 FT...HIGHEST E.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO W TO NW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 7 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1033 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

ANZ656-658-281145-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SC.Y.0024.170301T0900Z-170302T0000Z/
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-
1033 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 7 PM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT.

* SEAS...3 TO 5 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.

&&

$$


Gale Watch


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
233 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS ARE POSSIBLE LATE WEDNESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING OVER THE PAMLICO SOUND AND THE WATERS SOUTH OF OREGON
INLET...

.SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS AHEAD OF A
STRONG COLD FRONT LATE WEDNESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING. THIS
WILL RESULT IN DANGEROUS SEAS OF 8 TO 12 FEET.

AMZ152-154-280900-
/O.NEW.KMHX.GL.A.0003.170301T1800Z-170302T0900Z/
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-
233 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A GALE WATCH, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.

* SEAS...8 TO 12 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
233 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS ARE POSSIBLE LATE WEDNESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING OVER THE PAMLICO SOUND AND THE WATERS SOUTH OF OREGON
INLET...

.SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS AHEAD OF A
STRONG COLD FRONT LATE WEDNESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING. THIS
WILL RESULT IN DANGEROUS SEAS OF 8 TO 12 FEET.

AMZ156-158-280900-
/O.NEW.KMHX.GL.A.0003.170301T1800Z-170302T0900Z/
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
233 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A GALE WATCH, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT.

* SEAS...7 TO 10 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
233 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS ARE POSSIBLE LATE WEDNESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING OVER THE PAMLICO SOUND AND THE WATERS SOUTH OF OREGON
INLET...

.SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS AHEAD OF A
STRONG COLD FRONT LATE WEDNESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING. THIS
WILL RESULT IN DANGEROUS SEAS OF 8 TO 12 FEET.

AMZ135-280900-
/O.NEW.KMHX.GL.A.0003.170301T1800Z-170302T0900Z/
PAMLICO SOUND-
233 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A GALE WATCH, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT.

* SEAS...2 TO 4 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
432 PM EST Mon Feb 27 2017

NCZ029-044>047-079>081-090>095-098-103-104-282145-
Martin-Pitt-Washington-Tyrrell-Mainland Dare-Greene-Beaufort-
Mainland Hyde-Duplin-Lenoir-Jones-Craven-Pamlico-Carteret-Onslow-
Outer Banks Dare-Outer Banks Hyde-
432 PM EST Mon Feb 27 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for eastern North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

A few strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible Wednesday
night. The main threat will be damaging winds and small hail.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
335 PM EST Mon Feb 27 2017

AMZ250-252-254-256-282045-
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-
335 PM EST Mon Feb 27 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for The adjacent Coastal Waters.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

 Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Small craft conditions are possible Wednesday and Wednesday night.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service WAKEFIELD VA
322 PM EST Mon Feb 27 2017

MDZ021>025-NCZ012>017-030>032-102-VAZ048-060>062-064>069-075>090-092-
093-095>100-509>525-282030-
Dorchester-Wicomico-Somerset-Inland Worcester-Maryland Beaches-
Northampton-Hertford-Gates-Pasquotank-Camden-Western Currituck-
Bertie-Chowan-Perquimans-Eastern Currituck-Fluvanna-Prince Edward-
Cumberland-Goochland-Caroline-Mecklenburg-Lunenburg-Nottoway-Amelia-
Powhatan-Westmoreland-Richmond-Northumberland-Lancaster-Brunswick-
Dinwiddie-Prince George-Charles City-New Kent-Gloucester-Middlesex-
Mathews-Greensville-Sussex-Surry-James City-Southampton-
Isle of Wight-Norfolk/Portsmouth-Suffolk-Chesapeake-Virginia Beach-
Accomack-Western Louisa-Eastern Louisa-Western Hanover-
Eastern Hanover-Western Chesterfield-
Eastern Chesterfield (Including Col. Heights)-
Western Henrico (Including the City of Richmond)-Eastern Henrico-
Western King William-Eastern King William-Western King and Queen-
Eastern King and Queen-Western Essex-Eastern Essex-York-Newport News-
Hampton/Poquoson-
322 PM EST Mon Feb 27 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast Maryland, northeast
North Carolina, central Virginia, east central Virginia, eastern
Virginia, north central Virginia, south central Virginia and
southeast Virginia.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Scattered thunderstorms are likely late Wednesday into Wednesday
night ahead of a cold front. Depending on the timing of the cold
front, a few of the storms could become strong to severe.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

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