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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
400 AM EST FRI NOV 24 2017

...GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS TODAY...

.LOW PRESSURE MOVING SOUTH OF THE AREA WILL PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS
AND ELEVATED SEAS TODAY. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH THIS
AFTERNOON WITH 4 TO 6 FOOT SEAS LINGERING UNTIL MID AFTERNOON FOR
THE CENTRAL WATERS AND LATE THIS EVENING FOR THE SOUTHERN WATERS.

AMZ152-154-242000-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0110.000000T0000Z-171124T2000Z/
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-
400 AM EST FRI NOV 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 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.

&&

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