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
442 PM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  ALBEMARLE SOUND...
  PAMLICO SOUND...
  S OF CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NC TO OREGON INLET NC OUT TO 20 NM...
  S OF OREGON INLET NC TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT TO 20 NM...

* UNTIL 530 PM EDT

* AT 441 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS AND DANGEROUS WINDS IN EXCESS OF
  50 KNOTS. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED OVER OREGON INLET...MOVING
  NORTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  PEA ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE...OREGON INLET...AR145...
  AR160 AND KILL DEVIL HILLS.

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.

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 3597 7526 3588 7520 3582 7517 3565 7558
      3581 7570 3605 7529
TIME...MOT...LOC 2041Z 239DEG 34KT 3578 7556

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