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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
704 PM EDT THU MAY 21 2015

AMZ156-158-212330-
704 PM EDT THU MAY 21 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM 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... 

AT 703 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS
LOCATED OVER HARKERS ISLAND...MOVING EAST AT 30 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM EDT FOR
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

LAT...LON 3459 7659 3468 7663 3465 7655 3471 7664
      3471 7665 3472 7661 3474 7646 3475 7643
      3474 7643 3469 7647 3475 7641 3476 7643
      3482 7617 3463 7616 3460 7653 3461 7653
      3470 7647

$$



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