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
331 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS OVER ATLANTIC OFFSHORE WATERS...
  PAMLICO SOUND OVER ATLANTIC OFFSHORE WATERS...
  INCLUDING THE MOUTH OF THE NEUSE RIVER...

* UNTIL 415 PM EST

* AT 328 PM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  THUNDERSTORM...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER OVER THE
  MOUTH OF THE NEUSE RIVER...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 KNOTS.

* THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR
  NEAR THE MOUTH OF THE NEUSE RIVER AT 340 PM EST...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3499 7637 3495 7647 3509 7660 3540 7636
      3542 7635 3540 7631 3535 7627 3539 7627
      3540 7623 3537 7623 3535 7620 3536 7615
      3521 7600
TIME...MOT...LOC 2030Z 231DEG 41KT 3503 7649

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