Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
950 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

AMZ156-158-176-178-241445-
950 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

...GUSTY SHOWERS SOUTHEAST OF CAPE LOOKOUT...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  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...
  WATERS FROM CAPE LOOKOUT  TO SURF CITY NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM...
  WATERS FROM OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM...

AT 948 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED GUSTY SHOWERS... CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THE SHOWERS WERE LOCATED NEAR
ATLAS TANKER...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 35 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ATLANTIC BEACH...DRUM INLET...BEAUFORT INLET...R-8 BUOY...14 BUOY...
CAPE LOOKOUT BIGHT...BEAUFORT...THE KNUCKLE BUOY...AR315...THE
VICINITY OF ATLANTIC...THE TURNING BASIN...HARKERS ISLAND...AR285...
AR275...ATLAS TANKER...THE MOREHEAD CITY-ATLANTIC BEACH BRIDGE...THE
VICINITY OF DAVIS...CAPE LOOKOUT AND THE VICINITY OF ATLANTIC BEACH
BRIDGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND A FEW LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THE SHOWERS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 3406 7628 3469 7683 3495 7622 3427 7595
      3420 7599

$$

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