Expired: Special Marine Warning for Pamlico Sound and Pamlico and Pungo Rivers Until 8:45PM

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Special Marine Warning
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
753 PM EDT Tue Oct 22 2019

The National Weather Service in Newport has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for…
Pamlico Sound…
Pamlico and Pungo Rivers…

* Until 845 PM EDT.

* At 753 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing
waterspouts was located near Blounts Bay, or 12 nm southwest of
Bath, moving east at 25 knots.

HAZARD…Waterspouts and wind gusts to nearly 50 knots.

SOURCE…Radar.

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 Slades Creek, The Mouth Of The Pamlico River,
Blounts Bay, Bath, The Vicinity Of Bath Creek, The Vicinity Of
Pamlico Beach and Mid Point Of South Creek.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Move to safe harbor immediately as gusty winds and high waves are
expected.

Thunderstorms can produce sudden waterspouts. Waterspouts can easily
overturn boats and create locally hazardous seas. Seek safe harbor
immediately.

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LAT…LON 3549 7691 3549 7681 3544 7663 3550 7671
3551 7645 3524 7643 3527 7667 3532 7678
3529 7677 3536 7681 3538 7684 3536 7687
3539 7685 3544 7694 3543 7697 3545 7697
3548 7702
TIME…MOT…LOC 2353Z 269DEG 24KT 3537 7704

WATERSPOUT…POSSIBLE
HAIL…0.00IN
WIND…49KTS