Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
535 AM EDT FRI SEP 22 2017

AMZ250-270-221015-
535 AM EDT FRI SEP 22 2017

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM...

AT 535 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS
LOCATED 8 NM SOUTHWEST OF WR4. THE THUNDERSTORM WAS NEARLY
STATIONARY.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WR4 AND WR2.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 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 7743 3367 7770 3383 7786 3399 7748

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