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
1253 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS...
  PAMLICO SOUND...
  S OF CAPE LOOKOUT NC TO SURF CITY NC OUT TO 20 NM...
  S OF OCRACOKE INLET NC TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT TO 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM CAPE LOOKOUT  TO SURF CITY NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM...
  WATERS FROM OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 145 PM EDT

* AT 1250 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
  THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS AND WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.
  THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR MID
  POINT OF CHERRY BRANCH-MINNESOTT BEACH FERRY TERMINAL TO NEAR CAPE
  LOOKOUT...MOVING EAST AT 20 KNOTS. THERE HAVE BEEN SEVERAL REPORTS
  OF WATERSPOUTS ALONG AND AHEAD OF THIS LINE OF STORMS OVER BOGUE
  SOUND...CORE SOUND AND OFFSHORE OF FORT MACON.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  THE VICINITY OF ATLANTIC...CAPE LOOKOUT...AR250...AR275...HARKERS
  ISLAND...THE VICINITY OF CLUBFOOT CREEK...BIG TEN FATHOM...R-8
  BUOY...BEAUFORT...THE VICINITY OF SOUTH RIVER...ATLAS TANKER...THE
  VICINITY OF ADAMS CREEK...THE VICINITY OF ATLANTIC BEACH BRIDGE...
  BEAUFORT INLET...CEDAR ISLAND...THE VICINITY OF DAVIS...MID POINT
  OF CHERRY BRANCH-MINNESOTT BEACH FERRY TERMINAL...THE KNUCKLE
  BUOY...THE TURNING BASIN AND THE MOUTH OF THE NEUSE RIVER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3506 7688 3529 7634 3468 7555 3426 7656
TIME...MOT...LOC 1650Z 249DEG 20KT 3498 7676 3455 7653

$$

JBM



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