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
416 PM EDT FRI JUN 16 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 515 PM EDT

* AT 415 PM EDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR BULL
  BAY/SCUPPERNONG RIVER TO NEAR THE VICINITY OF MASHOES...MOVING
  NORTHEAST AT 10 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS TO NEARLY 50 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...KILL DEVIL HILLS...THE VICINITY OF MASHOES...THE
  CENTER OF THE ALBEMARLE SOUND...BULL BAY/SCUPPERNONG RIVER...
  ALLIGATOR RIVER BRIDGE AND THE MOUTH OF THE ALLIGATOR 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 3601 7565 3586 7587 3588 7637 3610 7622
      3613 7615 3612 7611 3614 7610 3614 7607
      3615 7606 3615 7590 3614 7587 3611 7585
      3607 7580 3608 7579 3609 7574 3613 7575
      3611 7574 3615 7575 3615 7574
TIME...MOT...LOC 2015Z 222DEG 8KT 3596 7623 3596 7584

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...49KTS

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