Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
529 PM EDT TUE APR 1 2014

...NEW MARINE ZONES FOR THE PAMLICO AND ALBEMARLE SOUNDS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS
ENHANCED THE LOCAL MARINE FORECAST AND WARNING PROGRAM BY
SEPARATING AREA RIVERS FROM THE ALBEMARLE SOUND AND PAMLICO SOUND
FORECAST ZONES. THE ALLIGATOR RIVER IS NOW A MARINE ZONE SEPARATE FROM
THE ALBEMARLE SOUND. THE NEUSE RIVER...PAMLICO RIVER...AND PUNGO
RIVERS ARE NOW A SEPARATE MARINE ZONE FROM THE PAMLICO SOUND.

THESE CHANGES WENT INTO EFFECT THIS MORNING. THESE NEW MARINE ZONES
WERE CREATED TO BETTER SERVE THE SAFETY AND COMMERCIAL INTERESTS
OF THE MARINE COMMUNITY ACROSS EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

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