838  
WHUS72 KILM 171920  
MWWILM  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC  
320 PM EDT MON SEP 17 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
.SUFFICIENTLY STRONG LOCAL PRESSURE GRADIENT FORCE IS STILL JUST  
STRONG ENOUGH TO SUPPORT MINIMAL SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS. BUOY  
OBSERVATIONS SHOW THESE WINDS AND SEAS ARE ON A SLOW BUT STEADY  
FALL AND SHOULD BE BELOW CRITERIA AFTER A FEW MORE HOURS.  
 
AMZ250-252-172200-  
/O.CON.KILM.SC.Y.0041.000000T0000Z-180917T2200Z/  
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT  
20 NM-  
320 PM EDT MON SEP 17 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS  
EVENING...  
 
* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 20 KT.  
 
* SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS  
AND OR SEAS OF 6 FT 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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