Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
923 AM EDT MON AUG 21 2017

AMZ252-254-211345-
923 AM EDT MON AUG 21 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM OFFSHORE OF OCEAN ISLE...

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...

AT 924 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS, DANGEROUS LIGHTNING,
AND POSSIBLY A WATERSPOUT. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR LITTLE
RIVER OFFSHORE REEF...MOVING WEST AT 5 KNOTS.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3386 7820 3368 7821 3368 7853 3386 7852

$$
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