Severe Weather Alerts - Wilmington, NC

  • Marine Weather Statement

    Marine Weather Statement in effect until 12:30 PM EDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

AT 1135 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATEDTHUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS OVER RICHINLET...OR ABOUT 2 NM SOUTHEAST OF RICH INLET...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT15 KNOTS.

OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE FIGURE EIGHTISLAND...SOUTH TOPSAIL BEACH...SURF CITY...10 MILE ROCKS...10 MILEBOXCARS...BILLY MURRELL REEF...DALLAS ROCK...HARRIS REEF...JOHNNYMERCER PIER...LIBERTY SHIP...MASONBORO SEA BUOY...RICH INLET...SCHOOLHOUSE REEF...TOPSAIL BOXCARS AND TOPSAIL TIRE REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS POSE A VARIETY OF THREATS TO BOATER SAFETY. YOUR BESTCOURSE OF ACTION DURING THUNDERSTORMS IS TO SEEK SAFE HARBOR.HOWEVER...IF YOU ARE CAUGHT OUT ON THE OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IFPOSSIBLE AND STAY AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS. MAKE SURE YOURCREW IS WEARING LIFE JACKETS.

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PLEASE REPORT ANY SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INWILMINGTON NC...TOLL FREE AT 800-697-3901...WHEN YOU CAN DO SOSAFELY.

Wilmington, NC Radar