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
1242 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  WATERS FROM OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 145 PM EST

* AT 1242 PM EST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SHOWER CAPABLE OF
  PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS AND WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER. THIS SHOWER
  WAS LOCATED 10 NM EAST OF ATLAS TANKER...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20
  KNOTS.

* THE SHOWER WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3444 7621 3480 7579 3455 7556 3454 7559
      3450 7565 3447 7570 3444 7576 3442 7578
      3431 7603
TIME...MOT...LOC 1742Z 234DEG 18KT 3448 7604

$$

SGK


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