AP-NC--KMHX-NC Gale Warning, NC

Published on NewsOK Modified: April 22, 2013 at 6:14 pm •  Published: April 22, 2013
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WHUS72 KMHX 222313

MWWMHX

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC

713 PM EDT MON APR 22 2013

...STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS EXPECTED THROUGH

TUESDAY...

STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OVER THE NORTH ATLANTIC TONIGHT

AND TUESDAY. MEANWHILE LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP AND MOVE

NORTHEAST ALONG A STALLED COLD FRONT TONIGHT AND TUESDAY. THE

COMBINATION OF THESE FEATURES WILL PRODUCE STRONG NORTH TO

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PAMLICO SOUND-

713 PM EDT MON APR 22 2013

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED

A GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EDT TUESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT.

* 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.

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