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
952 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS...
  PAMLICO SOUND...
  S OF CAPE HATTERAS NC TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT TO 20 NM...
  S OF CAPE LOOKOUT NC TO SURF CITY NC OUT TO 20 NM...
  S OF OCRACOKE INLET NC TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT TO 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM...
  WATERS FROM OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 1045 AM EDT

* AT 951 AM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 8 NM SOUTH OF
  AR250...OR 16 NM SOUTHEAST OF OCRACOKE INLET...MOVING EAST AT 40
  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...
  THE VICINITY OF ATLANTIC...MONITOR MARINE SANCTUARY...HARKERS
  ISLAND...DRUM INLET...AR250...AR275...AR255...DIAMOND SHOALS...CAPE
  LOOKOUT BIGHT...THE VICINITY OF DAVIS AND CAPE LOOKOUT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

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

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3464 7525 3458 7661 3489 7659 3517 7535
TIME...MOT...LOC 1351Z 259DEG 40KT 3482 7585

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

$$

DAG



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