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WHUS52 KMHX 181555
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AMZ154-156-176-181700-
/O.NEW.KMHX.MA.W.0003.150118T1555Z-150118T1700Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1055 AM EST SUN JAN 18 2015

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 HATTERAS NC TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT TO 20 NM OVER
  ATLANTIC OFFSHORE WATERS...
  WATERS FROM OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM OVER
  ATLANTIC OFFSHORE WATERS...
  INCLUDING ATLAS TANKER...DRUM INLET AND OCRACOKE INLET...

* UNTIL NOON EST

* AT 1052 AM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER
  FROM 5 NM SOUTHWEST OF AR275 TO 40 NM SOUTHWEST OF ATLAS TANKER... 
  MOVING EAST AT 35 KNOTS.

* THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR
  OVER ATLAS TANKER...3 NM SOUTH OF AR275 AND 5 NM SOUTH OF DRUM
  INLET BY 1100 AM EST
  OVER 34.5 N LAT 75.9 W LON AND 2 NM SOUTH OF AR255 BY 1130 AM EST
  3 NM SOUTH OF AR250 BY 1135 AM EST
  OVER 34.7 N LAT 75.6 W LON...7 NM SOUTH OF AR225 AND 8 NM SOUTH OF
  AR230 BY NOON EST

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3455 7544 3455 7556 3443 7577 3431 7592
      3417 7600 3449 7640 3482 7645 3508 7597
      3523 7560 3489 7546 3489 7559 3485 7570
      3460 7534
TIME...MOT...LOC 1554Z 248DEG 33KT 3477 7633 3437 7627
          3419 7631 3392 7654

$$








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