Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1210 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

AMZ250-252-254-270-250500-
1210 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM WINDGUSTS AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING EXPECTED...

AT 1157 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG WINDS UP TO 30
KNOTS ALONG WITH FREQUENT LIGHTNING...EXTENDING EAST OF A LINE FROM
WR2...SOUTHWEST ACROSS BALD HEAD ISLAND AND A R 445 TO BELKY BEAR.
THE ACTIVITY IS MOVING EAST SOUTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS.

OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE CAPE FEAR
KNUCKLE BUOY...WR4...MOUNT DIRFY`S WRECK...RARITAN WRECK...SCHOOL
HOUSE REEF AND SHEEPSHEAD ROCK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY RAIN. WIND
GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS WILL CAUSE ROUGH SEAS WHILE HEAVY RAIN WILL
RESTRICT THE VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN 1 NM AT TIMES. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IF POSSIBLE AND MAKE SURE YOU AND YOUR PASSENGERS ARE WEARING LIFE
JACKETS.

OCCASIONAL TO FREQUENT CLOUD TO SEA LIGHTNING IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH
THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF
POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS.

&&

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 3384 7721 3343 7778 3354 7857 3390 7810
      3390 7799 3387 7800 3385 7797 3397 7793
      3426 7730 3397 7697

$$

RALF








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