Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1130 PM EDT SUN AUG 21 2016

AMZ135-150-152-154-170-172-220430-
1130 PM EDT SUN AUG 21 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  PAMLICO SOUND...
  S OF CAPE HATTERAS NC TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT TO 20 NM...
  S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC TO OREGON INLET NC OUT TO 20 NM...
  S OF OREGON INLET NC TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT TO 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC FROM 20 TO 40
  NM...
  WATERS FROM OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM...

AT 1128 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 14 NM
NORTHEAST OF AR145 TO NEAR RODANTHE TO NEAR THE CENTER OF THE
PAMLICO SOUND...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PEA ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE...CAPE HATTERAS...
PAMLICO SOUND...RODANTHE AND AR160.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 3517 7540 3533 7609 3566 7557 3607 7520
      3605 7491 3584 7483 3568 7480 3556 7479

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