Small Craft Advisory

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
416 AM EDT TUE JUL 25 2017

...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS CONTINUE EARLY THIS
MORNING OVER THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN COASTAL WATERS...

.SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING AHEAD
OF A COLD FRONT WITH SEAS OF 4 TO 6 FEET.

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S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
416 AM EDT TUE JUL 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THIS
MORNING...

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP 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 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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Beach Hazards Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE FOR NORTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
725 PM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

...STRONG RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED SOUTH OF CAPE HATTERAS THROUGH
TUESDAY...

.LINGERING SOUTHERLY WIND SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE STRONG
RIP CURRENTS AND A MODERATE TO STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENT THROUGH
TUESDAY.

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CARTERET-ONSLOW-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
725 PM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS AND A STRONG LONGSHORE
  CURRENT.

* LOCATION...CAPE HATTERAS TO SURF CITY.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR STRONG RIP CURRENTS
  TO OCCUR IS A COUPLE HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE, WHICH WILL
  OCCUR AROUND 4 PM TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM. DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT.
SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. WHEN OUT OF THE
CURRENT, SWIM BACK TO SHORE. IF TIRED, FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL
OUT OF THE RIP CURRENT. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE SHORE AND
CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.

STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENTS CAN SWEEP SWIMMERS AND SURFERS INTO RIP
CURRENTS, PIERS, JETTIES AND OTHER HAZARDOUS AREAS. IN MANY CASES
THE LONGSHORE CURRENT IS STRONG ENOUGH TO PREVENT SWIMMERS FROM
BEING ABLE TO KEEP THEIR FEET ON THE BOTTOM MAKING IT DIFFICULT
TO RETURN TO SHORE.

&&

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE FOR NORTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
725 PM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

...STRONG RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED SOUTH OF CAPE HATTERAS THROUGH
TUESDAY...

.LINGERING SOUTHERLY WIND SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE STRONG
RIP CURRENTS AND A MODERATE TO STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENT THROUGH
TUESDAY.

NCZ095-098-103-104-250930-
/O.EXT.KMHX.BH.S.0030.000000T0000Z-170726T0000Z/
CARTERET-ONSLOW-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
725 PM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS AND A STRONG LONGSHORE
  CURRENT.

* LOCATION...CAPE HATTERAS TO SURF CITY.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR STRONG RIP CURRENTS
  TO OCCUR IS A COUPLE HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE, WHICH WILL
  OCCUR AROUND 4 PM TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM. DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT.
SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. WHEN OUT OF THE
CURRENT, SWIM BACK TO SHORE. IF TIRED, FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL
OUT OF THE RIP CURRENT. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE SHORE AND
CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.

STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENTS CAN SWEEP SWIMMERS AND SURFERS INTO RIP
CURRENTS, PIERS, JETTIES AND OTHER HAZARDOUS AREAS. IN MANY CASES
THE LONGSHORE CURRENT IS STRONG ENOUGH TO PREVENT SWIMMERS FROM
BEING ABLE TO KEEP THEIR FEET ON THE BOTTOM MAKING IT DIFFICULT
TO RETURN TO SHORE.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE FOR NORTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
725 PM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

...STRONG RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED SOUTH OF CAPE HATTERAS THROUGH
TUESDAY...

.LINGERING SOUTHERLY WIND SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE STRONG
RIP CURRENTS AND A MODERATE TO STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENT THROUGH
TUESDAY.

NCZ095-098-103-104-250930-
/O.EXT.KMHX.BH.S.0030.000000T0000Z-170726T0000Z/
CARTERET-ONSLOW-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
725 PM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS AND A STRONG LONGSHORE
  CURRENT.

* LOCATION...CAPE HATTERAS TO SURF CITY.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR STRONG RIP CURRENTS
  TO OCCUR IS A COUPLE HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE, WHICH WILL
  OCCUR AROUND 4 PM TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM. DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT.
SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. WHEN OUT OF THE
CURRENT, SWIM BACK TO SHORE. IF TIRED, FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL
OUT OF THE RIP CURRENT. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE SHORE AND
CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.

STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENTS CAN SWEEP SWIMMERS AND SURFERS INTO RIP
CURRENTS, PIERS, JETTIES AND OTHER HAZARDOUS AREAS. IN MANY CASES
THE LONGSHORE CURRENT IS STRONG ENOUGH TO PREVENT SWIMMERS FROM
BEING ABLE TO KEEP THEIR FEET ON THE BOTTOM MAKING IT DIFFICULT
TO RETURN TO SHORE.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE FOR NORTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
725 PM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

...STRONG RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED SOUTH OF CAPE HATTERAS THROUGH
TUESDAY...

.LINGERING SOUTHERLY WIND SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE STRONG
RIP CURRENTS AND A MODERATE TO STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENT THROUGH
TUESDAY.

NCZ095-098-103-104-250930-
/O.EXT.KMHX.BH.S.0030.000000T0000Z-170726T0000Z/
CARTERET-ONSLOW-OUTER BANKS DARE-OUTER BANKS HYDE-
725 PM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...HIGH THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS AND A STRONG LONGSHORE
  CURRENT.

* LOCATION...CAPE HATTERAS TO SURF CITY.

* TIMING AND TIDES...THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR STRONG RIP CURRENTS
  TO OCCUR IS A COUPLE HOURS EITHER SIDE OF LOW TIDE, WHICH WILL
  OCCUR AROUND 4 PM TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM. DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT.
SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. WHEN OUT OF THE
CURRENT, SWIM BACK TO SHORE. IF TIRED, FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL
OUT OF THE RIP CURRENT. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE SHORE AND
CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.

STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENTS CAN SWEEP SWIMMERS AND SURFERS INTO RIP
CURRENTS, PIERS, JETTIES AND OTHER HAZARDOUS AREAS. IN MANY CASES
THE LONGSHORE CURRENT IS STRONG ENOUGH TO PREVENT SWIMMERS FROM
BEING ABLE TO KEEP THEIR FEET ON THE BOTTOM MAKING IT DIFFICULT
TO RETURN TO SHORE.

&&

$$