Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1207 AM EDT SAT AUG 2 2014

AMZ170-020430-
/O.CON.KMHX.MA.W.0086.000000T0000Z-140802T0430Z/
1207 AM EDT SAT AUG 2 2014

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1230 AM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREA...
WATERS FROM CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO SURF CITY NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM
OVER ATLANTIC OFFSHORE WATERS...

AT 1203 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO
INDICATE A THUNDERSTORM...PRODUCING A WATERSPOUT 5 NM SOUTH OF 34.7 N
LAT 75.6 W LON...OR ABOUT 30 NM SOUTH OF MONITOR MARINE SANCTUARY...
MOVING NORTH AT 15 KNOTS.

THIS WATERSPOUT WILL BE NEAR
  OVER 34.7 N LAT 75.6 W LON BY 1225 AM EDT...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3474 7553 3469 7552 3458 7554 3455 7577
      3481 7578 3483 7551 3474 7552
TIME...MOT...LOC 0407Z 183DEG 14KT 3463 7563

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