204  
WHUS72 KMHX 230857  
MWWMHX  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC  
357 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2024  
 
AMZ154-156-158-232100-  
/O.EXT.KMHX.GL.W.0008.240223T1100Z-240224T0300Z/  
S OF CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT 20 NM  
INCLUDING THE MONITOR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-  
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-  
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-  
357 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2024  
   
..GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
 
 
* WHAT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT AND  
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...THE COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE HATTERAS TO SURF CITY.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING.  
 
* 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
AMZ152-232100-  
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-240226T0200Z/  
S OF OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT 20 NM-  
357 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2024  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST SUNDAY
 
 
* WHAT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT  
THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT SATURDAY  
NIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.  
 
* WHERE...THE COASTAL WATERS FROM OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 9 PM EST SUNDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...THE MOST IMPACTFUL WINDS WILL BE THROUGH  
THIS EVENING, AND AGAIN SATURDAY NIGHT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS, ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER  
VESSELS, SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
AMZ150-232100-  
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-240225T1700Z/  
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-  
357 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2024  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST SUNDAY
 
 
* WHAT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT THIS  
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT SATURDAY NIGHT.  
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.  
 
* WHERE...THE COASTAL WATERS FROM DUCK TO OREGON INLET.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL NOON EST SUNDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...THE MOST IMPACTFUL WINDS WILL BE THIS  
AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING, AND AGAIN SATURDAY NIGHT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS, ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER  
VESSELS, SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
AMZ135-232100-  
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-240223T2200Z/  
PAMLICO SOUND-  
357 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2024  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS  
AFTERNOON...  
 
* WHAT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT AND CHOPPY WATERS.  
 
* WHERE...PAMLICO SOUND.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS, ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER  
VESSELS, SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
AMZ137-232000-  
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0017.240223T1100Z-240223T2000Z/  
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-  
357 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2024  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS  
AFTERNOON...  
 
* WHAT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT AND CHOPPY WATERS.  
 
* WHERE...NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS, ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER  
VESSELS, SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
AMZ231-232000-  
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0018.240223T1100Z-240223T2000Z/  
CROATAN AND ROANOKE SOUNDS-  
357 AM EST FRI FEB 23 2024  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS  
AFTERNOON...  
 
* WHAT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT AND CHOPPY WATERS.  
 
* WHERE...CROATAN AND ROANOKE SOUNDS.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
* 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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