Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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FZUS72 KILM 031122
MWSILM

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

AMZ250-031215-
722 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM...

AT 721 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS
LOCATED OVER DALLAS ROCK...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

YOUR BEST COURSE OF ACTION DURING THUNDERSTORMS IS TO SEEK SAFE
HARBOR. HOWEVER IF YOU ARE CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER...STAY BELOW DECK
IF POSSIBLE AND STAY AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS UNTIL THIS
STORM PASSES. MAKE SURE EVERYONE ON BOARD IS WEARING LIFE JACKETS.
THOSE REMAINING ON THE WATER CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...
LOCALLY HIGHER WAVES...LIGHTNING STRIKES AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3425 7730 3411 7767 3423 7778 3428 7774
      3429 7772 3431 7770 3434 7766 3435 7765
      3440 7759 3444 7752

$$

REK



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