Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
727 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

AMZ130-135-150-152-240030-
727 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER THE PAMLICO SOUND WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  ALBEMARLE SOUND...
  PAMLICO SOUND...
  S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC TO OREGON INLET NC OUT TO 20 NM...
  S OF OREGON INLET NC TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT TO 20 NM...

AT 727 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS
LOCATED NEAR THE CENTER OF THE PAMLICO SOUND...OR 8 NM SOUTH OF
ENGELHARD...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ENGELHARD...AR160...OREGON INLET...THE CENTER OF ROANOKE SOUND...
PAMLICO SOUND...PEA ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE...RODANTHE AND
KILL DEVIL HILLS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
FORECAST OFFICE.

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LAT...LON 3569 7530 3526 7597 3536 7615 3594 7564

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DAG



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