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
948 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  NEUSE AND BAY RIVERS...
  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 LOOKOUT  TO SURF CITY NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM...
  WATERS FROMOCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 1030 PM EDT

* AT 948 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL. THIS
  STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR THE VICINITY OF DAVIS...OR NEAR HARKERS
  ISLAND...MOVING SOUTH AT 35 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  THE VICINITY OF ATLANTIC...CAPE LOOKOUT...ATLANTIC BEACH...
  THE TURNING BASIN...AR320...AR315...AR275...HARKERS ISLAND...
  AR285...CAPE LOOKOUT BIGHT...BIG TEN FATHOM...R-8 BUOY...
  BEAUFORT...14 BUOY...ATLAS TANKER...
  THE VICINITY OF ATLANTIC BEACH BRIDGE...BEAUFORT INLET...
  THE VICINITY OF DAVIS...NORTHWEST PLACES AND THE KNUCKLE BUOY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3479 7688 3492 7620 3430 7593 3416 7692
TIME...MOT...LOC 0148Z 344DEG 33KT 3474 7644

$$

SGK



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