Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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FZUS72 KILM 240043
MWSILM

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
837 PM EDT THU JUL 23 2015

AMZ252-270-272-274-240115-
837 PM EDT THU JUL 23 2015

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING
AREAS...

COASTAL WATERS ABOUT 30 NM SOUTHEAST OF BALD HEAD ISLAND
OUT TO 40 NM...

AT 837 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS
LOCATED 8 NM SOUTHWEST OF CITY OF HOUSTON...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25
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.

&&

LAT...LON 3333 7819 3361 7768 3343 7743 3334 7751
      3326 7763 3320 7775 3317 7787 3317 7797

$$

RGZ



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