Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
421 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

AMZ250-252-242215-
421 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

AT 418 PM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS OVER SHEEPSHEAD
ROCK...MOVING EAST...NORTHEAST AT 30 KNOTS.

OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE CAPE FEAR...
FIGURE EIGHT ISLAND...KURE BEACH...SNOWS CUT BRIDGE...SOUTH TOPSAIL
BEACH...SURF CITY...10 MILE ROCKS...10 MILE BOXCARS...5 MILE
BOXCARS...BILLY MURRELL REEF...BUOY OFF CAROLINA BEACH...DALLAS
ROCK...DREDGE WRECK...HARRIS REEF...JOHNNY MERCER PIER...KURE BEACH
POINT...LIBERTY SHIP...MASONBORO SEA BUOY...RICH INLET...SCHOOL HOUSE
REEF...SHEEPSHEAD ROCK...TOPSAIL BOXCARS AND TOPSAIL TIRE REEF.

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 3421 7724 3413 7740 3402 7752 3395 7756
      3374 7787 3385 7797 3414 7786 3429 7774
      3444 7752

$$

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