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Small Craft Advisory

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
352 AM EDT Thu Jul 18 2019

...GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH SEAS DEVELOPING EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...

.Southwest winds will become gusty this afternoon through tomorrow
between offshore high pressure and a trough of low pressure to the
west. These winds will result in 6 foot seas for the coastal
waters south of Oregon Inlet.

AMZ152-154-182000-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0064.190718T1700Z-190720T0100Z/
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-
352 AM EDT Thu Jul 18 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 PM EDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 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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