Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
448 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

AMZ252-254-256-032145-
448 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20
  NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20
  NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20
  NM...

AT 443 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WIND GUSTS UP TO 33 KNOTS.
THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR
MYRTLE BEACH TO MYRTLE BEACH ROCK TO NEAR TEN MILE REEF...MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 30 KNOTS. RECENT WIND GUSTS ACCOMPANYING THESE STORMS
INCLUDE SPRINGMAID PIER UP TO 32 KT AND NORTH MYRTLE BEACH AT 21 KT.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LITTLE RIVER ENTRANCE...LITTLE RIVER REEF...SHERMAN WRECK...SHALLOTTE
RIVER INLET SEA BUOY...BELKY BEAR...TEN MILE REEF...LOCKWOOD FOLLY
INLET SEA BUOY...MYRTLE BEACH ROCK...LITTLE RIVER SEA BUOY...LITTLE
RIVER OFFSHORE REEF AND MYRTLE BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

YOUR BEST COURSE OF ACTION DURING THUNDERSTORMS IS TO SEEK SAFE
HARBOR. HOWEVER IF YOU ARE CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER...STAY BELOW DECK
IF POSSIBLE AND STAY AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS UNTIL THESE
STORMS PASS. MAKE SURE EVERYONE ON BOARD IS WEARING LIFE JACKETS.
THOSE REMAINING ON THE WATER CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...
LOCALLY HIGHER WAVES...LIGHTNING STRIKES AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS.

&&

LAT...LON 3357 7886 3370 7887 3374 7882 3381 7868
      3389 7842 3391 7828 3391 7814 3381 7816
      3335 7890

$$

DCH


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