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
1124 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  ALBEMARLE SOUND...
  PAMLICO SOUND...
  S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC TO OREGON INLET NC OUT TO 20 NM...
  S OF OREGON INLET NC TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT TO 20 NM...

* UNTIL 1230 AM EDT

* AT 1124 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER AR140...OR
  7 NM NORTHEAST OF THE CENTER OF ROANOKE SOUND...MOVING SOUTH AT 50
  KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  KITTY HAWK...KILL DEVIL HILLS...THE CENTER OF CROATAN SOUND...
  AR145...PEA ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE...NAGS HEAD...AR160...
  AR140...OREGON INLET...AR130...THE CENTER OF ROANOKE SOUND...DUCK
  AND RODANTHE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 3620 7538 3584 7518 3574 7515 3564 7513
      3533 7517 3526 7555 3608 7582 3607 7580
      3608 7579 3609 7574 3620 7576
TIME...MOT...LOC 0324Z 350DEG 49KT 3596 7549

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

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