Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
220 PM EDT THU JUN 30 2016

AMZ135-152-154-301915-
220 PM EDT THU JUN 30 2016

...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE PAMLICO SOUND AND THE WATERS
BETWEEN OREGON INLET AND OCRACOKE INLET COULD PRODUCE WATERSPOUTS
THIS AFTERNOON...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  PAMLICO SOUND...
  S OF CAPE HATTERAS NC TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT TO 20 NM...
  S OF OREGON INLET NC TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT TO 20 NM...

AT 220 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS AND
BRIEF WATERSPOUTS. THESE CELLS WERE LOCATED FROM 8 NM SOUTH OF CAPE
HATTERAS TO 5 MILES NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS...MOVING NORTH AT 15
KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...BRIEF WATERSPOUTS AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 3499 7560 3568 7591 3576 7562 3576 7560
      3577 7559 3523 7526

$$

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