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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1026 AM EDT WED AUG 26 2015

AMZ135-261530-
1026 AM EDT WED AUG 26 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM APPROACHING THE NORTHERN PAMLICO SOUND...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  PAMLICO SOUND... 

AT 1025 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS
LOCATED OVER ENGELHARD...MOVING EAST AT 20 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PEA ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 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.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
FORECAST OFFICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3545 7549 3539 7605 3543 7607 3541 7602
      3548 7601 3550 7596 3552 7599 3558 7588
      3564 7589 3560 7583 3560 7582 3558 7583
      3557 7584 3557 7579 3563 7573 3571 7577
      3568 7573 3572 7572 3576 7554

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