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
757 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  S OF CAPE LOOKOUT NC TO SURF CITY NC OUT TO 20 NM OVER ATLANTIC
  OFFSHORE WATERS...
  INCLUDING BEAUFORT...BEAUFORT INLET AND AR315...

* UNTIL 830 AM EDT

* AT 755 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  THUNDERSTORM...PRODUCING A WATERSPOUT OVER AR315...MOVING NORTH AT
  15 KNOTS.

* THIS WATERSPOUT WILL BE NEAR
  OVER THE TURNING BASIN...THE VICINITY OF ATLANTIC BEACH BRIDGE AND
  2 NM WEST OF BEAUFORT BY 805 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.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3461 7681 3473 7680 3473 7666 3462 7660
TIME...MOT...LOC 1158Z 185DEG 15KT 3469 7671

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