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
547 PM EDT THU MAY 21 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT  HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  ALBEMARLE SOUND...
  ALLIGATOR RIVER...
  PAMLICO SOUND...
  PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS...

* UNTIL 615 PM EDT

* AT 547 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR THE VICINITY OF FRYING PAN
  TO THE MOUTH OF THE PAMLICO RIVER...MOVING EAST AT 35 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  THE VICINITY OF FRYING PAN...ENGELHARD...PEA ISLAND NATIONAL
  WILDLIFE REFUGE...THE VICINITY OF GUM NECK...THE CENTER OF THE
  PAMLICO SOUND AND PAMLICO SOUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

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

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM EDT FOR
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

LAT...LON 3589 7563 3564 7550 3533 7552 3514 7598
      3528 7650 3542 7605 3541 7602 3569 7618
      3558 7588 3570 7617 3588 7610 3549 7551
      3588 7607 3588 7604 3583 7562 3584 7562
TIME...MOT...LOC 2147Z 267DEG 35KT 3583 7609 3535 7642

$$

AUSTIN



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