553  
WHUS72 KMHX 200649  
MWWMHX  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC  
249 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018  
 
...GALE FORCE NORTHWEST WINDS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP TONIGHT MOST  
WATERS BEHIND A STRONG COLD FRONT...  
 
.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST TODAY THEN  
SWEEP OFFSHORE TONIGHT. SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS  
ARE EXPECTED AHEAD OF THE FRONT THROUGH THIS EVENING. NORTHWEST  
WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH SOME HIGHER GUSTS  
LATER TONIGHT BEHIND THE FRONT. SEAS WILL BE IN THE 3 TO 6 FOOT  
RANGE INTO THIS EVENING THEN BUILD TO 6 TO 9 FEET OUTER WATERS  
LATE TONIGHT.  
 
AMZ152-154-202030-  
/O.CAN.KMHX.SC.Y.0085.181020T0700Z-181020T2200Z/  
/O.UPG.KMHX.GL.A.0009.181021T0500Z-181021T1600Z/  
/O.NEW.KMHX.GL.W.0018.181021T0600Z-181021T1900Z/  
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-  
249 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018  
   
..GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 3 PM EDT SUNDAY
 
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED  
A GALE WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 3 PM EDT SUNDAY.  
THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS BEEN CANCELLED. THE GALE WATCH IS NO  
LONGER IN EFFECT.  
 
* WINDS...WEST 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.  
 
* SEAS...6 TO 9 FEET.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR  
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES  
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY  
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE  
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
AMZ156-158-202030-  
/O.CAN.KMHX.SC.Y.0085.000000T0000Z-181020T2000Z/  
/O.UPG.KMHX.GL.A.0009.181021T0500Z-181021T1600Z/  
/O.NEW.KMHX.GL.W.0018.181021T0600Z-181021T1700Z/  
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-  
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-  
249 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018  
   
..GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 1 PM EDT SUNDAY
 
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED  
A GALE WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 1 PM EDT SUNDAY.  
THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS BEEN CANCELLED. THE GALE WATCH IS NO  
LONGER IN EFFECT.  
 
* WINDS...WEST 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.  
 
* SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR  
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES  
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY  
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE  
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
AMZ130-131-135-202030-  
/O.UPG.KMHX.GL.A.0009.181021T0500Z-181021T1600Z/  
/O.NEW.KMHX.GL.W.0018.181021T0600Z-181021T1700Z/  
ALBEMARLE SOUND-ALLIGATOR RIVER-PAMLICO SOUND-  
249 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018  
   
..GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 1 PM EDT SUNDAY
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED  
A GALE WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 1 PM EDT SUNDAY.  
THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.  
 
* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.  
 
* WAVES...2 TO 4 FEET.  
 
* WAVES...2 TO 4 FEET.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR  
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES  
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY  
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE  
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
AMZ150-202030-  
/O.UPG.KMHX.GL.A.0009.181021T0500Z-181021T1600Z/  
/O.NEW.KMHX.GL.W.0018.181021T0600Z-181021T1900Z/  
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-  
249 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018  
   
..GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 3 PM EDT SUNDAY
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED  
A GALE WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 3 PM EDT SUNDAY.  
THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.  
 
* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.  
 
* SEAS...5 TO 8 FEET.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR  
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES  
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY  
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE  
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
AMZ136-137-202030-  
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0085.181021T0500Z-181021T1800Z/  
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-  
249 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 2 PM EDT  
SUNDAY...  
 
* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.  
 
* WAVES...ROUGH.  
 
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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