Dense Fog Advisory For Coastal Waters, Sounds, Western Counties of ENC

Written by on December 1, 2015 in Fog Advisory
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
655 PM EST TUE DEC 1 2015

...LOCALLY DENSE FOG FOR THE MARINE AREA THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...
...INCREASING SOUTHWEST WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS BEGINNING
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.FOG...LOCALLY DENSE AT TIMES...HAS FORMED OVER THE WATERS AS WELL
AS THE SOUNDS THIS EVENING. VERY LIGHT FLOW AND SATURATED LOW
LEVELS WILL CONTINUE THE FOG THREAT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY
MORNING...WITH VISIBILITIES DROPPING TO A QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT
TIMES.

SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE AHEAD OF A STRONG
COLD FRONT ON WEDNESDAY. THIS WILL BUILD SEAS TO 6 FEET OR GREATER
WEDNESDAY INTO EARLY THURSDAY.

AMZ130-131-135>137-150-158-021200-
/O.NEW.KMHX.MF.Y.0009.151201T2355Z-151202T1300Z/
ALBEMARLE SOUND-ALLIGATOR RIVER-PAMLICO SOUND-
PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS-NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS-
S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
655 PM EST TUE DEC 1 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A DENSE FOG ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EST
WEDNESDAY.

* VISIBILITY...1/2 TO 1 MILE...LOCALLY 1/4 MILE OR LESS.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
655 PM EST TUE DEC 1 2015

...LOCALLY DENSE FOG FOR THE MARINE AREA THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...
...INCREASING SOUTHWEST WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS BEGINNING
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.FOG...LOCALLY DENSE AT TIMES...HAS FORMED OVER THE WATERS AS WELL
AS THE SOUNDS THIS EVENING. VERY LIGHT FLOW AND SATURATED LOW
LEVELS WILL CONTINUE THE FOG THREAT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY
MORNING...WITH VISIBILITIES DROPPING TO A QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT
TIMES.

SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE AHEAD OF A STRONG
COLD FRONT ON WEDNESDAY. THIS WILL BUILD SEAS TO 6 FEET OR GREATER
WEDNESDAY INTO EARLY THURSDAY.

AMZ152-154-156-021200-
/O.NEW.KMHX.MF.Y.0009.151201T2355Z-151202T1300Z/
/O.CON.KMHX.SC.Y.0111.151202T1200Z-151203T1600Z/
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-
655 PM EST TUE DEC 1 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM WEDNESDAY TO
11 AM EST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A DENSE FOG ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EST
WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT.

* SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET.

* VISIBILITY...1/2 TO 1 MILE...LOCALLY 1/4 MILE OR LESS.

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
CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
614 PM EST TUE DEC 1 2015

...FOG IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DENSE AND WIDESPREAD THIS EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT...

.CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG TO DEVELOP OVER
CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA. THE FOG MAY LAST THROUGH THE MORNING RUSH
ON WEDNESDAY.

NCZ008>011-023>028-039>043-073>078-083>086-088-089-020715-
/O.NEW.KRAH.FG.Y.0009.151201T2314Z-151202T1500Z/
GRANVILLE-VANCE-WARREN-HALIFAX-ALAMANCE-ORANGE-DURHAM-FRANKLIN-
NASH-EDGECOMBE-RANDOLPH-CHATHAM-WAKE-JOHNSTON-WILSON-STANLY-
MONTGOMERY-MOORE-LEE-HARNETT-WAYNE-ANSON-RICHMOND-SCOTLAND-HOKE-
CUMBERLAND-SAMPSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OXFORD...BUTNER...CREEDMOOR...
HENDERSON...NORLINA...WARRENTON...ROANOKE RAPIDS...BURLINGTON...
GRAHAM...CHAPEL HILL...CARRBORO...DURHAM...LOUISBURG...
FRANKLINTON...NASHVILLE...RED OAK...SHARPSBURG...SPRING HOPE...
ROCKY MOUNT...ASHEBORO...ARCHDALE...TRINITY...SILER CITY...
PITTSBORO...RALEIGH...CARY...SMITHFIELD...CLAYTON...SELMA...
BENSON...WILSON...ALBEMARLE...TROY...BISCOE...MOUNT GILEAD...
SOUTHERN PINES...PINEHURST...ABERDEEN...SEVEN LAKES...SANFORD...
DUNN...ERWIN...ANGIER...LILLINGTON...GOLDSBORO...WADESBORO...
POLKTON...ROCKINGHAM...HAMLET...EAST ROCKINGHAM...LAURINBURG...
RAEFORD...ROCKFISH...SILVER CITY...FAYETTEVILLE...CLINTON
614 PM EST TUE DEC 1 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST WEDNESDAY.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE... LOCALLY NEAR ZERO.

* IMPACTS...VISIBILITIES THIS LOW WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS THROUGH THE LENGTH OF THE ADVISORY... OVERNIGHT
  THROUGH 1000 AM WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN...
USE YOUR HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.

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