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
353 PM EDT MON AUG 14 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  ALBEMARLE SOUND...
  ALLIGATOR RIVER...

* UNTIL 500 PM EDT

* AT 352 PM EDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 NM WEST OF
  ALLIGATOR RIVER BRIDGE TO NEAR THE VICINITY OF MASHOES. THE SEVERE
  THUNDERSTORMS WERE NEARLY STATIONARY.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
           HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY
           HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  KITTY HAWK...THE VICINITY OF MASHOES...THE CENTER OF THE ALBEMARLE
  SOUND...ALLIGATOR RIVER BRIDGE...THE MOUTH OF THE ALLIGATOR RIVER
  AND KILL DEVIL HILLS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3614 7587 3611 7585 3607 7580 3608 7579
      3609 7574 3607 7570 3598 7574 3593 7581
      3584 7601 3583 7619 3585 7619 3583 7623
      3583 7627 3611 7607 3615 7596
TIME...MOT...LOC 1952Z 227DEG 5KT 3590 7613 3598 7586

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...40KTS

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