Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
734 AM EDT WED AUG 23 2017

AMZ156-158-178-231215-
734 AM EDT WED AUG 23 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE SOUTHERN WATERS...

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...

AT 733 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THESE STORMS WERE
LOCATED 18 NM SOUTH OF AR345...OR 21 NM SOUTHWEST OF BIG TEN
FATHOM...MOVING EAST AT 25 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.

&&

LAT...LON 3425 7724 3448 7638 3430 7616 3406 7707

$$

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