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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
318 PM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

AMZ252-270-232015-
318 PM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

AT 317 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS OVER CAPE FEAR
KNUCKLE BUOY...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 KNOTS.

OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE CAPE FEAR KNUCKLE
BUOY...CITY OF HOUSTON...FRYING PAN SHOALS BUOY...MOUNT DIRFY`S WRECK
AND RARITAN WRECK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS POSE A VARIETY OF THREATS TO BOATER SAFETY. YOUR BEST
COURSE OF ACTION DURING THUNDERSTORMS IS TO SEEK SAFE HARBOR.
HOWEVER...IF YOU ARE CAUGHT OUT ON THE OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF
POSSIBLE AND STAY AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS. MAKE SURE YOUR
CREW IS WEARING LIFE JACKETS.

&&

PLEASE REPORT ANY SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
WILMINGTON NC...TOLL FREE AT 800-697-3901...WHEN YOU CAN DO SO
SAFELY.

LAT...LON 3345 7756 3328 7781 3362 7808 3374 7792

$$

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