Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
626 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

AMZ156-158-301130-
626 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR CAPE LOOKOUT...

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...

AT 625 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS
LOCATED NEAR BEAUFORT INLET...MOVING EAST AT 40 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ATLANTIC BEACH...DRUM INLET...NORTHWEST PLACES...AR320...BEAUFORT
INLET...THE VICINITY OF PINE KNOLL SHORES...AR255...R-8 BUOY...CAPE
LOOKOUT BIGHT...BEAUFORT...THE KNUCKLE BUOY...AR315...THE TURNING
BASIN...HARKERS ISLAND...AR250...AR285...AR330...AR275...ATLAS TANKER
AND THE MOREHEAD CITY-ATLANTIC BEACH BRIDGE.

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 THIS STORM PASSES.

THIS A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL LIKELY PRODUCE WINDS TO AROUND 30
KNOTS...AND COULD POSE A SERIOUS HAZARD FOR BOATERS. A SPECIAL MARINE
WARNING MAY EVENTUALLY BE REQUIRED WHEN THIS STORM REACHES THE
NEARSHORE WATERS. BOATERS SHOULD CONSIDER HEADING FOR SHORE BEFORE
THE STORM ARRIVES.

&&

LAT...LON 3468 7691 3502 7593 3495 7583 3481 7579
      3476 7587 3474 7592 3461 7608 3450 7620
      3445 7623 3436 7684

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