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Watches & Warnings

Marine Fog Advisory, Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 12:47 PM EST Jan. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Dense fog advisory in effect until 11 PM EST this evening...
... Small Craft Advisory in effect from 4 am Sunday to 10 PM EST
Tuesday...

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City has issued
a dense fog advisory... which is in effect until 11 PM EST this
evening. A Small Craft Advisory has also been issued. This Small
Craft Advisory is in effect from 4 am Sunday to 10 PM EST
Tuesday.

* Visibility... 1 mile or less.

* Winds... southwest 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* Seas... 7 to 10 feet.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one mile. Inexperienced mariners...
especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid
navigating in these conditions.

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.