011  
WHUS72 KMHX 180815  
MWWMHX  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC  
415 AM EDT FRI SEP 18 2020  
 
AMZ131-230-231-182100-  
/O.CON.KMHX.GL.W.0020.200918T1700Z-200921T1200Z/  
ALLIGATOR RIVER-ALBEMARLE SOUND-CROATAN AND ROANOKE SOUNDS-  
415 AM EDT FRI SEP 18 2020  
 
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO  
8 AM EDT MONDAY...  
 
* WHAT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT AND  
VERY ROUGH WATERS EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...ALBEMARLE, CROATAN, AND ROANOKE SOUNDS AND THE  
ALLIGATOR RIVER.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 AM EDT MONDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS SEAS WHICH COULD  
CAPSIZE OR DAMAGE VESSELS AND REDUCE VISIBILITY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MARINERS SHOULD ALTER PLANS TO AVOID THESE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.  
REMAIN IN PORT, SEEK SAFE HARBOR, ALTER COURSE, AND/OR SECURE THE  
VESSEL FOR SEVERE CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
AMZ135-182100-  
/O.CON.KMHX.GL.W.0020.200918T2100Z-200922T0000Z/  
PAMLICO SOUND-  
415 AM EDT FRI SEP 18 2020  
 
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO  
8 PM EDT MONDAY...  
 
* WHAT...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT AND  
VERY ROUGH WATERS EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...PAMLICO SOUND.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM EDT MONDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS SEAS WHICH COULD  
CAPSIZE OR DAMAGE VESSELS AND REDUCE VISIBILITY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MARINERS SHOULD ALTER PLANS TO AVOID THESE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.  
REMAIN IN PORT, SEEK SAFE HARBOR, ALTER COURSE, AND/OR SECURE THE  
VESSEL FOR SEVERE CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
AMZ150-182100-  
/O.CON.KMHX.GL.W.0020.200918T1700Z-200922T0000Z/  
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-  
415 AM EDT FRI SEP 18 2020  
 
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO  
8 PM EDT MONDAY...  
 
* WHAT...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT AND  
SEAS 11 TO 16 FT EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...THE COASTAL WATERS FROM DUCK TO OREGON INLET.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM EDT MONDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS SEAS WHICH COULD  
CAPSIZE OR DAMAGE VESSELS AND REDUCE VISIBILITY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MARINERS SHOULD ALTER PLANS TO AVOID THESE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.  
REMAIN IN PORT, SEEK SAFE HARBOR, ALTER COURSE, AND/OR SECURE THE  
VESSEL FOR SEVERE CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
AMZ152-154-182100-  
/O.CON.KMHX.GL.W.0020.200918T2100Z-200922T0100Z/  
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-  
415 AM EDT FRI SEP 18 2020  
 
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO  
9 PM EDT MONDAY...  
 
* WHAT...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT AND  
SEAS 12 TO 17 FT EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...THE COASTAL WATERS FROM OREGON INLET TO OCRACOKE INLET.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM EDT MONDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS SEAS WHICH COULD  
CAPSIZE OR DAMAGE VESSELS AND REDUCE VISIBILITY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MARINERS SHOULD ALTER PLANS TO AVOID THESE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.  
REMAIN IN PORT, SEEK SAFE HARBOR, ALTER COURSE, AND/OR SECURE THE  
VESSEL FOR SEVERE CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
AMZ156-158-182100-  
/O.CON.KMHX.GL.W.0020.200918T2300Z-200921T2200Z/  
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-  
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-  
415 AM EDT FRI SEP 18 2020  
 
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM  
EDT MONDAY...  
 
* WHAT...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT AND  
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...THE COASTAL WATERS FROM OCRACOKE INLET TO SURF CITY.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM EDT MONDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS SEAS WHICH COULD  
CAPSIZE OR DAMAGE VESSELS AND REDUCE VISIBILITY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MARINERS SHOULD ALTER PLANS TO AVOID THESE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.  
REMAIN IN PORT, SEEK SAFE HARBOR, ALTER COURSE, AND/OR SECURE THE  
VESSEL FOR SEVERE CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
AMZ136-137-182100-  
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0077.200918T2000Z-200922T0600Z/  
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-  
415 AM EDT FRI SEP 18 2020  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS  
AFTERNOON TO 2 AM EDT TUESDAY...  
 
* WHAT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT AND  
ROUGH WATERS EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...PAMLICO, PUNGO, NEUSE, AND BAY RIVERS.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 2 AM EDT TUESDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS, ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER  
VESSELS, SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
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