Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
932 PM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

AMZ130-131-150-170-030230-
932 PM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  ALBEMARLE SOUND...
  ALLIGATOR RIVER...
  S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC TO OREGON INLET NC OUT TO 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO OREGON INLET NC FROM 20 TO 40
  NM...

AT 931 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS WITH FREQUENT LIGHTNING...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS
UP TO 33 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER THE VICINITY OF
MASHOES...OR NEAR THE MOUTH OF THE ALLIGATOR RIVER...MOVING EAST AT
30 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
THE MOUTH OF THE ALLIGATOR RIVER...THE VICINITY OF MASHOES...NAGS
HEAD...THE CENTER OF ROANOKE SOUND...THE CENTER OF CROATAN SOUND...
AR140...AR145...AR130 AND KILL DEVIL HILLS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

INTENSE LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
FORECAST OFFICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3585 7505 3581 7555 3594 7562 3593 7562
      3582 7556 3579 7573 3597 7583 3597 7585
      3592 7581 3593 7591 3587 7586 3593 7593
      3590 7598 3615 7604 3616 7591 3609 7574
      3595 7562 3622 7577 3622 7519

$$
DAG


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