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
441 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT  HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  PAMLICO SOUND...
  S OF CAPE HATTERAS NC TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT TO 20 NM...
  S OF OCRACOKE INLET NC TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT TO 20 NM...

* UNTIL 545 PM EDT

* AT 440 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS...WINDS TO 45 KNOTS AND LARGE
  HAIL...LOCATED NEAR CEDAR ISLAND...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  THE VICINITY OF ATLANTIC...CEDAR ISLAND...AR250...AR255...
  DRUM INLET...THE VICINITY OF CEDAR ISLAND AND OCRACOKE INLET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT WIND GUSTS TO 45 KNOTS...LARGE HAIL...HIGH
WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3483 7639 3500 7639 3519 7576 3487 7571
TIME...MOT...LOC 2040Z 255DEG 25KT 3494 7633

$$

RF


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