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
312 PM EDT FRI SEP 12 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS OVER ATLANTIC OFFSHORE WATERS...

* UNTIL 345 PM EDT

* AT 308 PM EDT...CHERRY BRANCH FERRY REPORTED A
  THUNDERSTORM...PRODUCING A WATERSPOUT OVER THE VICINITY OF
  SLOCUM CREEK...OR ABOUT 10 NM SOUTHWEST OF ORIENTAL. THIS
  WATERSPOUT WAS NEARLY STATIONARY.

* THIS WATERSPOUT WILL BE NEAR
  OVER THE VICINITY OF HANCOCK CREEK AND 2 NM WEST OF MID POINT OF
  CHERRY BRANCH-MINNESOTT BEACH FERRY TERMINAL BY 345 PM EDT

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WIND
AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL THE
STORM PASSES.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3492 7679 3494 7682 3491 7684 3495 7692
      3504 7687 3498 7682 3500 7676 3499 7675
TIME...MOT...LOC 1911Z 280DEG 2KT 3495 7687

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