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
147 PM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  PAMLICO SOUND OVER ATLANTIC OFFSHORE WATERS...
  INCLUDING RODANTHE...

* UNTIL 230 PM EDT

* AT 145 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER
  FROM PEA ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE TO 10 NM NORTHWEST OF
  OCRACOKE...OR FROM 7 NM NORTHWEST OF RODANTHE TO 10 NM NORTHWEST OF
  OCRACOKE INLET...MOVING EAST AT 15 KNOTS.

* THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR
  OVER THE CENTER OF THE PAMLICO SOUND BY 155 PM EDT
  2 NM SOUTHWEST OF RODANTHE BY 205 PM EDT
  OVER OCRACOKE BY 210 PM EDT
  OVER HATTERAS VILLAGE BY 225 PM 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.

&&

LAT...LON 3527 7552 3526 7557 3522 7564 3512 7593
      3507 7600 3502 7610 3513 7627 3576 7562
      3566 7547 3554 7546
TIME...MOT...LOC 1747Z 310DEG 23KT 3565 7559 3516 7616

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