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
846 PM EDT SAT APR 22 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS...
  PAMLICO SOUND...
  PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS...
  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...
  WATERS FROM OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 945 PM EDT

* AT 845 PM EDT...A COLD FRONT WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING
  FROM NEAR AR160 TO NEAR THE MOUTH OF THE PAMLICO RIVER...MOVING
  SOUTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO NEARLY 50 KNOTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  CAPE HATTERAS...ENGELHARD...HATTERAS VILLAGE...HATTERAS INLET...
  AR220...SWANQUARTER...THE MOUTH OF THE PAMLICO RIVER...OCRACOKE...
  PAMLICO SOUND...PEA ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE...RODANTHE AND
  THE CENTER OF THE PAMLICO SOUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEEK SAFE SHELTER...MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS AND INCREASING
WAVES.

&&

LAT...LON 3508 7609 3510 7656 3537 7652 3541 7636
      3542 7615 3557 7602 3570 7576 3572 7512
      3524 7510
TIME...MOT...LOC 0045Z 291DEG 27KT 3567 7544 3538 7645

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...49KTS

$$

SGK



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