000  
FZUS72 KMHX 150710  
MWSMHX  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC  
310 AM EDT THU APR 15 2021  
 
AMZ135-152-172-150800-  
310 AM EDT THU APR 15 2021  
   
..A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER THE WATERS
 
 
THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...  
PAMLICO SOUND...  
S OF OREGON INLET NC TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT TO 20 NM...  
WATERS FROM OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM...  
 
AT 310 AM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM, CAPABLE  
OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL. THIS  
THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR RODANTHE, MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.  
 
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 3545 7559 3562 7554 3556 7483 3524 7487  
 

 
 
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