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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
307 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

...GUSTY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS...

.An area of low pressure will move off the north coast this
evening, pulling a trailing cold front off the coast overnight.
The tight pressure gradient will result in gusty winds, generating
rough seas. Conditions will improve Sunday as high pressure builds
across the area.

AMZ158-181100-
/O.NEW.KMHX.SC.Y.0021.180218T0600Z-180218T2100Z/
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
307 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 4 PM EST SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City has issued
a Small Craft Advisory, which is in effect from 1 AM to 4 PM EST
Sunday.

* WINDS...North 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt.

* SEAS...3 to 5 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.

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