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
1031 PM EDT THU JUN 23 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS...
  PAMLICO SOUND...
  PAMLICO AND PUNGO RIVERS...
  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 MIDNIGHT EDT

* AT 1030 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO 40 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL. THIS STORM
  WAS LOCATED OVER THE VICINITY OF PAMLICO BEACH...OR 9 NM SOUTHEAST
  OF BATH...MOVING EAST AT 30 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  AR230...CRABTREE BAY...THE VICINITY OF PAMLICO BEACH...THE VICINITY OF
  BELHAVEN...ENGELHARD...HATTERAS INLET...OCRACOKE...THE MOUTH OF THE
  PAMLICO RIVER...THE CENTER OF THE PAMLICO SOUND...MID POINT OF SOUTH
  CREEK...HOBUCKEN...AR220...THE VICINITY OF SLADES CREEK...SWANQUARTER...
  HATTERAS VILLAGE...AR225 AND PAMLICO SOUND.

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.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3497 7562 3526 7677 3560 7667 3562 7634
      3558 7629 3547 7630 3542 7615 3558 7604
      3556 7620 3560 7627 3563 7626 3567 7551
TIME...MOT...LOC 0230Z 285DEG 31KT 3541 7664

$$

DAG



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