Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
510 PM EDT TUE JUL 15 2014

AMZ250-270-152215-
510 PM EDT TUE JUL 15 2014

...THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS FROM SNOWS CUT BRIDGE TO
MASONBORO...

AT 506 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS OVER MASONBORO
SEA BUOY...OR ABOUT 2 NM SOUTHEAST OF MASONBORO ISLAND...MOVING EAST
NORTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS.

OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE FIGURE EIGHT
ISLAND...SOUTH TOPSAIL BEACH...SURF CITY...10 MILE ROCKS...10 MILE
BOXCARS...5 MILE BOXCARS...BILLY MURRELL REEF...BUOY OFF CAROLINA
BEACH...DALLAS ROCK...HARRIS REEF...JOHNNY MERCER PIER...KURE BEACH
POINT...LIBERTY SHIP...MASONBORO SEA BUOY...RICH INLET...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 3403 7752 3397 7790 3425 7777 3429 7774
      3445 7753 3420 7723

$$

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