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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
917 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

AMZ250-252-270-230215-
917 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...THUNDERSTORMS AFFECTING THE COASTAL WATERS OFF THE COAST OF CAPE
FEAR...

AT 915 PM EDT...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WERE AFFECTING THE WATERS
FROM OFF THE COAST FROM KURE BEACH UP TO RICH INLET. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE PRODUCING STRONG WINDS AS THEY WERE MOVING
SOUTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS. OTHER STORMS WERE MOVING SOUTH AND WILL MOVE
INTO THE WATERS OFF THE COAST FROM SOUTHPORT OVER TO HOLDEN BEACH.

OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE CAPE FEAR...BALD
HEAD ISLAND...CAPE FEAR KNUCKLE BUOY...FIGURE EIGHT ISLAND...HOLDEN
BEACH...KURE BEACH...OAK ISLAND...OCEAN ISLE BEACH...SNOWS CUT
BRIDGE...YAUPON BEACH...10 MILE ROCKS...10 MILE BOXCARS...5 MILE
BOXCARS...A R 445...BILLY MURRELL REEF...BUOY OFF CAROLINA BEACH...
CAPE FEAR SEA BUOY...DREDGE WRECK...HARRIS REEF...JOHNNY MERCER
PIER...KURE BEACH POINT...LIBERTY SHIP...LOCKWOOD FOLLY INLET SEA
BUOY...MASONBORO SEA BUOY...MOUNT DIRFY`S WRECK...OCEAN CREST PIER...
SCHOOL HOUSE REEF...SHALLOTTE RIVER INLET SEA BUOY...SHEEPSHEAD
ROCK...WR2 AND WR4.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS...HEAVY RAIN AND CLOUD TO
SEA LIGHTNING. WIND GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS WILL CAUSE ROUGH SEAS WHILE
HEAVY RAIN WILL RESTRICT THE VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN 1 NM AT TIMES.
SEEK SAFE HARBOR IF POSSIBLE AND MAKE SURE YOU AND YOUR PASSENGERS
ARE 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 3384 7721 3380 7727 3373 7730 3353 7808
      3388 7845 3391 7836 3392 7814 3390 7799
      3387 7800 3385 7797 3414 7786 3429 7772

$$

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