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
256 AM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT  HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  S OF CAPE HATTERAS NC TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT TO 20 NM...
  S OF OREGON INLET NC TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT TO 20 NM...

* UNTIL 400 AM EDT

* AT 255 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS...WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND
  LARGE HAIL...LOCATED OVER HATTERAS VILLAGE...OR NEAR HATTERAS
  INLET...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  HATTERAS INLET...AR220...AR225...MONITOR MARINE SANCTUARY AND
  DIAMOND SHOALS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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 3494 7552 3518 7578 3519 7575 3519 7573
      3521 7569 3524 7557 3523 7554 3522 7553
      3528 7551 3514 7531
TIME...MOT...LOC 0655Z 311DEG 13KT 3521 7566

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