Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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FZUS72 KMHX 291628
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1228 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

AMZ137-156-158-291730-
1228 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS...
  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 1227 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS
LOCATED OVER THE VICINITY OF ATLANTIC BEACH BRIDGE...OR OVER AR315...
MOVING EAST AT 10 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CAPE LOOKOUT...THE VICINITY OF ATLANTIC BEACH BRIDGE...ATLANTIC
BEACH...THE TURNING BASIN...AR315...BEAUFORT INLET...THE VICINITY OF
DAVIS...HARKERS ISLAND...CAPE LOOKOUT BIGHT...THE MOREHEAD
CITY-ATLANTIC BEACH BRIDGE...BEAUFORT AND AR320.

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 3484 7642 3456 7646 3465 7680 3481 7682

$$

DAG



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