568  
WHUS72 KMHX 182051  
MWWMHX  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC  
351 PM EST THU JAN 18 2018  
 
...WINDS AND SEAS WILL CONTINUE TO GRADUALLY DIMINISH TONIGHT AND  
EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...  
 
.GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS AND LARGE SEAS 5 TO  
9 FEET NORTH OF OCRACOKE, WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE TONIGHT AND  
EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.  
 
AMZ156-158-182200-  
/O.CAN.KMHX.SC.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-180118T2100Z/  
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-  
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-  
351 PM EST THU JAN 18 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS  
CANCELLED THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.  
 
SEAS HAVE DROPPED BELOW 6 FEET.  
 

 
 
AMZ150-190600-  
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-180119T0600Z/  
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-  
351 PM EST THU JAN 18 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST FRIDAY
 
 
* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 20 KT.  
 
* SEAS...5 TO 8 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
AMZ152-154-190900-  
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-180119T1200Z/  
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-  
351 PM EST THU JAN 18 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST FRIDAY
 
 
* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT.  
 
* SEAS...5 TO 9 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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