Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
447 AM EDT SUN MAY 22 2016

AMZ156-158-176-178-220930-
447 AM EDT SUN MAY 22 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER THE SOUTHERN WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  S OF CAPE LOOKOUT NC TO SURF CITY NC OUT TO 20 NM...
  S OF OCRACOKE INLET NC TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT TO 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM CAPE LOOKOUT  TO SURF CITY NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM...
  WATERS FROMOCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM...

AT 446 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS
LOCATED OVER BIG TEN FATHOM...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

INTENSE 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 3423 7677 3450 7673 3454 7609 3423 7612

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