760  
FZUS72 KILM 300837  
MWSILM  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC  
437 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017  
 
AMZ250-300915-  
437 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017  
 
A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM...  
 
AT 436 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...  
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS  
LOCATED 6 MILES WEST OF FIGURE EIGHT ISLAND...MOVING EAST AT 35  
KNOTS.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
TOPSAIL TIRE REEF.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER  
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. 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.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3430 7735 3425 7776 3434 7766 3444 7752  
 

 
 
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