Marine Weather Statement
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FZUS72 KILM 270943
MWSILM

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
543 AM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

AMZ250-270-272-271115-
543 AM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

...SCATTERED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS AFFECTING THE ATLANTIC WATERS FROM
CAPE FEAR NORTHWARD...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC FROM 20 TO 40
  NM...
  WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM...

AT 539 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SCATTERED STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WIND GUSTS UP TO 33 KNOTS...AND
HEAVY RAINS REDUCING HORIZONTAL AND VERTICAL VISIBILITIES BELOW 1
NM...MOVING TO THE EAST NORTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...

5 MILE BOXCARS...DREDGE WRECK...WR2...10 MILE ROCKS...SCHOOL HOUSE
REEF...10 MILE BOXCARS...BILLY MURRELL REEF...TOPSAIL BOXCARS...
MASONBORO SEA BUOY...WR4...KURE BEACH POINT...WRECK 33...LIBERTY
SHIP...HARRIS REEF...NORTH MASONBORO ISLAND...DALLAS ROCK...TOPSAIL
TIRE REEF...BUOY OFF CAROLINA BEACH...SHEEPSHEAD ROCK.

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 3397 7697 3387 7717 3380 7726 3357 7734
      3342 7744 3343 7745 3386 7796 3417 7783
      3431 7770 3444 7752

$$

DOUGH



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