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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
355 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

AMZ252-254-202100-
355 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

...THUNDERSTORMS TO IMPACT THE NEAR SHORE WATERS OFF THE MYRTLE
BEACHES...

AT 355 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 25 KNOTS 7 NM NORTHWEST OF
OCEAN ISLE BEACH...OR ABOUT 6 NM NORTH OF SUNSET BEACH...MOVING
SOUTHEAST AT 10 KNOTS. DANGEROUS CLOUD TO WATER LIGHTNING IS
EXPECTED.

OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE LITTLE RIVER
INLET...HOLDEN BEACH...OCEAN ISLE BEACH...A R 445...LOCKWOOD FOLLY
INLET SEA BUOY...SHALLOTTE RIVER INLET SEA BUOY...SPRINGMAID PIER...
CHERRY GROVE INLET...LITTLE RIVER ENTRANCE...LITTLE RIVER OFFSHORE
REEF...LITTLE RIVER REEF...LITTLE RIVER SEA BUOY...MYRTLE BEACH ROCK
AND SHERMAN WRECK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...CLOUD TO SEA LIGHTNING STRIKES AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. BOATERS
SHOULD CONSIDER SEEKING SAFE HARBOR UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES. MAKE
SURE YOUR CREW IS WEARING APPROVED AND PROPERLY FITTED 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 3377 7879 3381 7872 3391 7836 3392 7827
      3390 7823 3381 7816 3372 7818 3355 7886
      3365 7894

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