Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
320 AM EDT WED JUL 16 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  S OF OREGON INLET NC TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT TO 20 NM...
  S OF CAPE HATTERAS NC TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT TO 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO SURF CITY NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM
  OVER ATLANTIC OFFSHORE WATERS...
  S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC TO OREGON INLET NC OUT TO 20 NM...
  ALBEMARLE SOUND...
  PAMLICO SOUND...
  INCLUDING CAPE HATTERAS...DIAMOND SHOALS...HATTERAS INLET...MONITOR
  MARINE SANCTUARY...OREGON INLET AND RODANTHE...

* UNTIL 415 AM EDT

* AT 317 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS 34 KNOTS OR
  GREATER FROM 6 NM EAST OF ENGELHARD TO 12 NM SOUTHEAST OF
  OCRACOKE INLET...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

* THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR
  PAMLICO SOUND AT 330 AM EDT...
  S OF CAPE HATTERAS NC TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT TO 20 NM AT 330 AM
  EDT...
  S OF OREGON INLET NC TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT TO 20 NM AT 350 AM
  EDT...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.

FREQUENT 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
OFFICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3509 7507 3496 7586 3554 7596 3558 7589
      3564 7591 3565 7589 3557 7580 3563 7575
      3568 7578 3571 7576 3571 7575 3570 7572
      3577 7574 3598 7516
TIME...MOT...LOC 0718Z 249DEG 27KT 3551 7586 3497 7580

$$
DAG





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