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
916 PM EDT SUN MAY 28 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  S OF CAPE LOOKOUT NC TO SURF CITY NC OUT TO 20 NM...

* UNTIL 1000 PM EDT

* AT 916 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED OVER NEW RIVER INLET...MOVING EAST AT 30
  KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...AND SMALL
           HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
           HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY
           HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  AR342 AND NEW RIVER INLET.

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 3443 7743 3456 7746 3461 7703 3452 7696
      3438 7699
TIME...MOT...LOC 0116Z 268DEG 29KT 3449 7737

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

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