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
1113 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  S OF OCRACOKE INLET NC TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT TO 20 NM OVER
  ATLANTIC OFFSHORE WATERS...
  S OF CAPE LOOKOUT NC TO SURF CITY NC OUT TO 20 NM OVER ATLANTIC
  OFFSHORE WATERS...
  WATERS FROM CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO SURF CITY NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM
  OVER ATLANTIC OFFSHORE WATERS...
  INCLUDING 14 BUOY...ATLAS TANKER...BIG TEN FATHOM AND THE KNUCKLE
  BUOY...

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT

* AT 1111 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER
  FROM 10 NM NORTH OF ATLAS TANKER TO 15 NM SOUTHWEST OF BIG TEN
  FATHOM...MOVING EAST AT 20 KNOTS.

* THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR
  OVER ATLAS TANKER BY 1125 PM EDT
  OVER 14 BUOY BY 1135 PM EDT

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3478 7585 3438 7603 3413 7655 3422 7706
      3442 7655 3478 7632
TIME...MOT...LOC 0313Z 270DEG 22KT 3469 7624 3438 7638
          3420 7679

$$

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