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

AMZ158-212245-
544 PM EDT THU MAY 21 2015

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  S OF CAPE LOOKOUT NC TO SURF CITY NC OUT TO 20 NM... 

AT 543 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG 
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS. THESE 
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR MORGAN 
BAY TO SURF CITY...MOVING EAST AT 30 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER 
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR 
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

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

LAT...LON 3457 7743 3452 7736 3459 7744 3467 7736
      3458 7740 3458 7739 3453 7735 3463 7713
      3470 7719 3471 7711 3472 7712 3473 7714
      3473 7713 3472 7708 3468 7668 3435 7682
      3430 7736 3446 7753

$$

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