Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1
000
FZUS72 KILM 030534
MWSILM

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
134 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

AMZ270-272-274-276-030700-
134 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS RAKING THE OUTER WATERS...

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC FROM 20 TO 40
  NM...
  WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC FROM 20 TO 40
  NM...
  WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC FROM 20 TO
  40 NM...
  WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM...

AT 134 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH
AND EAST OF CAPE FEAR BEYOND 20 NM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP
TO 30 KNOTS. MOVEMENT NORTHEAST AT 30 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. 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 3380 7726 3346 7741 3334 7751 3323 7767
      3318 7782 3317 7799 3324 7826 3321 7836
      3329 7843 3354 7812 3351 7804 3350 7793
      3357 7776 3368 7766 3402 7751 3420 7726
      3397 7697

$$

COLBY



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.