908  
WHUS72 KMHX 201927  
MWWMHX  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC  
227 PM EST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
AMZ150-211000-  
/O.EXT.KMHX.GL.W.0009.200221T0000Z-200222T0000Z/  
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-  
227 PM EST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM EST  
FRIDAY...  
 
* WHAT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT AND SEAS  
7 TO 12 FT EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...THE COASTAL WATERS FROM DUCK TO OREGON INLET.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM EST FRIDAY.  
 
* 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
AMZ131-230-231-211000-  
/O.EXT.KMHX.GL.W.0009.200221T0000Z-200221T2200Z/  
ALLIGATOR RIVER-ALBEMARLE SOUND-CROATAN AND ROANOKE SOUNDS-  
227 PM EST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 PM EST  
FRIDAY...  
 
* WHAT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT AND VERY  
ROUGH WATERS EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...ALBEMARLE, CROATAN, AND ROANOKE SOUNDS AND THE  
ALLIGATOR RIVER.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 PM EST FRIDAY.  
 
* 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
AMZ135-211000-  
/O.EXT.KMHX.GL.W.0009.200220T2100Z-200222T0000Z/  
PAMLICO SOUND-  
227 PM EST THU FEB 20 2020  
   
..GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST FRIDAY
 
 
* WHAT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT AND  
EXTREMELY ROUGH WATERS EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...PAMLICO SOUND.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 7 PM EST FRIDAY.  
 
* 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
AMZ137-211000-  
/O.EXT.KMHX.GL.W.0009.200220T2100Z-200221T1500Z/  
NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-  
227 PM EST THU FEB 20 2020  
   
..GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST FRIDAY
 
 
* WHAT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT AND VERY  
ROUGH WATERS EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 10 AM EST FRIDAY.  
 
* 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
AMZ152-154-156-158-211000-  
/O.CON.KMHX.GL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-200222T0000Z/  
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-  
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-  
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-  
227 PM EST THU FEB 20 2020  
   
..GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST FRIDAY
 
 
* WHAT...NORTH WINDS 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT AND SEAS  
8 TO 13 FT.  
 
* WHERE...THE COASTAL WATERS FROM OREGON INLET TO SURF CITY.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 7 PM EST FRIDAY.  
 
* 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
AMZ136-211000-  
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-200221T2200Z/  
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-  
227 PM EST THU FEB 20 2020  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST FRIDAY
 
 
* WHAT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT AND  
ROUGH WATERS.  
 
* WHERE...PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 5 PM EST FRIDAY.  
 
* 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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