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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1026 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  S OF OCRACOKE INLET NC TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT TO 20 NM OVER
  ATLANTIC OFFSHORE WATERS...
  S OF CAPE LOOKOUT NC TO SURF CITY NC OUT TO 20 NM OVER ATLANTIC
  OFFSHORE WATERS...
  WATERS FROM CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT TO SURF CITY NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM
  OVER ATLANTIC OFFSHORE WATERS...
  INCLUDING BEAUFORT INLET...CAPE LOOKOUT AND HARKERS ISLAND...

* UNTIL 1115 PM EDT

* AT 1023 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER
  FROM HARKERS ISLAND TO 28 NM SOUTHWEST OF AR330...OR FROM HARKERS
  ISLAND TO 16 NM SOUTH OF NEW RIVER INLET...MOVING EAST AT 20 KNOTS.

* THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR
  OVER CAPE LOOKOUT BIGHT BY 1045 PM EDT
  OVER R-8 BUOY BY 1050 PM EDT
  OVER CAPE LOOKOUT BY 1055 PM EDT
  OVER NORTHWEST PLACES BY 1110 PM EDT
  OVER AR285 BY 1115 PM EDT

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.

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 3447 7644 3423 7704 3423 7728 3429 7734
      3449 7694 3476 7659 3475 7654 3473 7654
      3476 7652 3472 7616
TIME...MOT...LOC 0226Z 270DEG 20KT 3467 7658 3461 7673
          3449 7682 3427 7728

$$

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