Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Marine Weather Statement
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
425 PM EDT TUE MAY 22 2018

AMZ130-131-222130-
425 PM EDT TUE MAY 22 2018

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM APPROACHING THE WATERS...

The areas affected include...
  Albemarle Sound...
  Alligator River...

At 424 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated a strong thunderstorm, capable
of producing winds to around 30 knots. This thunderstorm was located
near Bull Bay/scuppernong River, or 8 nm south of The Mouth Of The
Perquimans River, moving east at 15 knots.

Locations impacted include...
The Center Of The Albemarle Sound and Bull Bay/scuppernong River.

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.

Mariners can expect gusty winds to around 30 knots, locally higher
waves, lightning strikes, and heavy downpours. 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 3592 7597 3589 7611 3589 7627 3588 7628
      3589 7628 3589 7637 3601 7641 3612 7607

$$

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