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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
431 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.Tightening pressure gradients between high pressure offshore and
a system approaching from the west will bring southwest winds
around 15 to 25 knots with higher gusts.  Seas will build to 4 to
7 feet late this afternoon and tonight.

AMZ152-154-190845-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0071.000000T0000Z-180819T1200Z/
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-
431 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS...Southwest 20 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 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
431 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.Tightening pressure gradients between high pressure offshore and
a system approaching from the west will bring southwest winds
around 15 to 25 knots with higher gusts.  Seas will build to 4 to
7 feet late this afternoon and tonight.

AMZ156-190845-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0071.000000T0000Z-180819T1200Z/
S of Ocracoke Inlet to Cape Lookout NC out 20 nm-
431 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS...Southwest 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
431 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.Tightening pressure gradients between high pressure offshore and
a system approaching from the west will bring southwest winds
around 15 to 25 knots with higher gusts.  Seas will build to 4 to
7 feet late this afternoon and tonight.

AMZ135-190845-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0071.000000T0000Z-180819T1000Z/
Pamlico Sound-
431 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* SEAS...2 to 4 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
431 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.Tightening pressure gradients between high pressure offshore and
a system approaching from the west will bring southwest winds
around 15 to 25 knots with higher gusts.  Seas will build to 4 to
7 feet late this afternoon and tonight.

AMZ158-190845-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0071.000000T0000Z-180819T1000Z/
S of Cape Lookout to N of Surf City NC out 20 nm-
431 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
431 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.Tightening pressure gradients between high pressure offshore and
a system approaching from the west will bring southwest winds
around 15 to 25 knots with higher gusts.  Seas will build to 4 to
7 feet late this afternoon and tonight.

AMZ150-190845-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0071.000000T0000Z-180819T1000Z/
S of Currituck Beach Light to Oregon Inlet NC out 20 nm-
431 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 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.

&&

$$


Beach Hazards Statement


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
501 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018



NCZ106-108-SCZ054-190000-
/O.NEW.KILM.BH.S.0027.180818T1000Z-180819T0000Z/
Coastal Pender-Coastal New Hanover-Coastal Horry-
501 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a Beach
Hazards Statement, which is in effect through this evening.

Southwesterly winds between 10 and 15 knots will create strong south
to north longshore currents at the beaches of Horry, New Hanover,
and Pender counties.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Longshore currents can sweep swimmers and surfers into rip currents,
piers, jetties, and other hazardous areas. Often, if the longshore
current is strong enough, it will sweep swimmers off their feet,
making it difficult to return to shore. Caution should be used when
in or near the water. Check with the lifeguards before entering the
ocean for possible hazards.

&&

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1040 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

NCZ095-098-103-104-191445-
Carteret-Onslow-Outer Banks Dare-Outer Banks Hyde-
1040 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
FOR ALL BEACHES SOUTH OF CAPE HATTERAS...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for eastern North Carolina.

.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.

   Moderate Rip Current Risk.

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

Localized heavy rainfall will be possible Sunday. There is a
Marginal Threat of excessive rainfall for Sunday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1040 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

NCZ029-044>047-079>081-090>094-191445-
Martin-Pitt-Washington-Tyrrell-Mainland Dare-Greene-Beaufort-
Mainland Hyde-Duplin-Lenoir-Jones-Craven-Pamlico-
1040 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for eastern North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop late this
afternoon into tonight. Heavy downpours may produce localized
flooding of low-lying areas. There is a Marginal Threat of excessive
rainfall through tonight.

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

Localized heavy rainfall will be possible Sunday. There is a
Marginal Threat of excessive rainfall for Sunday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
548 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

NCZ106-108-SCZ054-191000-
Coastal Pender-Coastal New Hanover-Coastal Horry-
548 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

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

.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.

Beach Hazards Statement in effect for a strong south to north long
shore current today.

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

Strong long shore current expected Sunday and Monday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
548 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

AMZ250-252-254-256-191000-
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-
548 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the adjacent Coastal Waters.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Small craft exercise conditions are expected tonight.

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

Small craft exercise conditions are likely Sunday and Monday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

8

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
519 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

NCZ007>011-021>028-038>043-073>078-083>086-088-089-190930-
Person-Granville-Vance-Warren-Halifax-Forsyth-Guilford-Alamance-
Orange-Durham-Franklin-Nash-Edgecombe-Davidson-Randolph-Chatham-Wake-
Johnston-Wilson-Stanly-Montgomery-Moore-Lee-Harnett-Wayne-Anson-
Richmond-Scotland-Hoke-Cumberland-Sampson-
519 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for central North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

An approaching cold front will trigger numerous showers and
thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. A few storms may be strong
to severe with a primary threat from downburst winds. In addition,
locally heavy rain may result in flash flooding of poor drainage and
urban areas.

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

The potential for showers and thunderstorms with locally heavy rain
and a few strong to severe storms will continue through mid week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
401 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

MDZ021>025-NCZ012>017-030>032-102-VAZ048-060>062-064>069-075>090-092-
093-095>100-509>525-190815-
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-
401 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

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...Today and Tonight.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected today, mainly
during the afternoon and evening hours. Heavy rain from showers and
thunderstorms could produce minor flooding of low lying areas.

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

Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected Sunday, mainly
during the afternoon and evening hours. Heavy rain from showers and
thunderstorms could produce minor flooding of low lying areas.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

TG

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