Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
811 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

AMZ252-254-256-101300-
811 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

...THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS OFF THE COAST OF MYRTLE BEACH AND
VICINITY WATERS...

AT 810 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING TORRENTIAL RAIN...LIGHTNING AND POSSIBLE
STRONG WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS OVER THE WATERS JUST OFF THE COAST FROM
MURRELLS INLET NORTH TO MYRTLE BEACH AND CONTINUING UP THE COAST TO
SUNSET BEACH AND HOLDEN BEACH...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS.

OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE LITTLE RIVER
INLET...HOLDEN BEACH...OAK ISLAND...OCEAN ISLE BEACH...LOCKWOOD FOLLY
INLET SEA BUOY...OCEAN CREST PIER...3 MILE REEF...PARADISE REEF...
SHALLOTTE RIVER INLET SEA BUOY...BELKY BEAR...CHERRY GROVE INLET...
LITTLE RIVER ENTRANCE...LITTLE RIVER OFFSHORE REEF...LITTLE RIVER
REEF...LITTLE RIVER SEA BUOY...MYRTLE BEACH ROCK...SHERMAN WRECK AND
MURRELLS INLET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS POSE A VARIETY OF THREATS TO BOATER SAFETY. YOUR BEST
COURSE OF ACTION DURING THUNDERSTORMS IS TO SEEK SAFE HARBOR.
HOWEVER...IF YOU ARE CAUGHT OUT ON THE OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF
POSSIBLE AND STAY AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS. MAKE SURE YOUR
CREW IS WEARING LIFE JACKETS.

&&

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 3354 7904 3383 7867 3386 7854 3392 7836
      3393 7824 3392 7814 3390 7813 3344 7881

$$

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