Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
756 PM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

AMZ130-135-270100-
756 PM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM APPROACHING THE WATERS OF THE
NORTHERN PAMLICO SOUND...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  ALBEMARLE SOUND...
  PAMLICO SOUND...

AT 755 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG
THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS AND
SMALL HAIL. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 9 NM SOUTH OF THE CENTER
OF CROATAN SOUND... MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. 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 3565 7547 3562 7547 3547 7563 3564 7586
      3582 7573

$$

SGK


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