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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
703 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

FROM S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM...
INCLUDING THE ALBEMARLE AND PAMLICO SOUNDS AND THE MONITOR NATIONAL
MARINE SANCTUARY

AMZ158-012230-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
703 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 10
TO 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT NEAR
SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS
CHOPPY...DIMINISHING TO A MODERATE CHOP THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT
NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS A MODERATE
CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ADJACENT SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY...
INCREASING TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ADJACENT
SOUNDS AND RIVERS LIGHT CHOP.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
319 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

...GUSTY WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS EXPECTED THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

.A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH THROUGH THE EASTERN NC COASTAL
WATERS THIS MORNING. WINDS HAVE VEERED NORTH BEHIND THE FRONT
WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS WILL REMAIN ELEVATED THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON BEFORE SUBSIDING BY LATE AFTERNOON.

AMZ156-158-011700-
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0049.000000T0000Z-150401T1700Z/
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
319 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...NORTH 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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
643 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

NCZ007>011-023>028-040>043-076>078-088-089-021045-
PERSON-GRANVILLE-VANCE-WARREN-HALIFAX-ALAMANCE-ORANGE-DURHAM-
FRANKLIN-NASH-EDGECOMBE-CHATHAM-WAKE-JOHNSTON-WILSON-LEE-HARNETT-
WAYNE-CUMBERLAND-SAMPSON-
643 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

LOW TEMPERATURES IN THE MIDDLE 30S TONIGHT WILL SUPPORT THE
DEVELOPMENT OF PATCHY FROST BETWEEN 3 AM AND 7 AM...PARTICULARLY
IN OUTLYING AREAS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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