Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
236 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

AMZ270-201930-
236 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE WATERS...

AT 232 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS FROM 26 NM EAST
OF WR2 TO 11 NM EAST OF WRECK 33...OR FROM 20 NM NORTHEAST OF ESSO
NASHVILLE TO 9 NM SOUTH OF ESSO NASHVILLE...MOVING WEST AT 30 KNOTS.

OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE WRECK 33...WR2
AND WR4.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS POSE A VARIETY OF THREATS TO BOATER SAFETY. YOUR BEST
COURSE OF ACTION DURING THUNDERSTORMS IS TO SEEK SAFE HARBOR.
HOWEVER...IF YOU ARE CAUGHT OUT ON THE OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF
POSSIBLE AND STAY AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS. MAKE SURE YOUR
CREW IS WEARING LIFE JACKETS.

&&

PLEASE REPORT ANY SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
WILMINGTON NC...TOLL FREE AT 800-697-3901...WHEN YOU CAN DO SO
SAFELY.

LAT...LON 3388 7713 3388 7715 3380 7726 3355 7737
      3354 7779 3366 7767 3399 7755 3413 7740
      3418 7731 3415 7717 3397 7697

$$

BACON








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