Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Marine Weather Statement
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
521 PM EDT Tue May 24 2022

AMZ137-242145-
/O.CON.KMHX.MA.W.0055.000000T0000Z-220524T2145Z/
521 PM EDT Tue May 24 2022

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 545 PM EDT...

For the following areas...
Neuse and Bay Rivers...

At 521 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing waterspouts
was located over Mid Point Of Cherry Branch-Minnesott Beach Ferry
Terminal, or 7 nm southwest of Oriental, moving east at 15 knots.

HAZARD...Waterspouts, wind gusts to 40 knots, 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...
The Vicinity Of Slocum Creek, The Vicinity Of Hancock Creek, The
Vicinity Of Clubfoot Creek, Oriental, Mid Point Of Cherry
Branch-Minnesott Beach Ferry Terminal, The Mouth Of The Neuse River,
The Vicinity Of Adams Creek and The Vicinity Of South River.

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 3504 7687 3500 7680 3509 7664 3512 7673
      3513 7672 3521 7649 3493 7646 3490 7694
TIME...MOT...LOC 2121Z 282DEG 17KT 3498 7683

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

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