964  
WHUS52 KMHX 231655  
SMWMHX  
AMZ152-154-172-174-176-178-231800-  
/O.NEW.KMHX.MA.W.0011.180123T1655Z-180123T1800Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC  
1155 AM EST TUE JAN 23 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
S OF CAPE HATTERAS NC TO OCRACOKE INLET NC OUT TO 20 NM...  
S OF OREGON INLET NC TO CAPE HATTERAS NC OUT TO 20 NM...  
WATERS FROM CAPE HATTERAS TO OCRACOKE INLET NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM...  
WATERS FROM CAPE LOOKOUT TO SURF CITY NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM...  
WATERS FROM OREGON INLET TO CAPE HATTERAS NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM...  
WATERS FROM OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM...  
 
* UNTIL 100 PM EST  
 
* AT 1154 AM EST, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING  
WATERSPOUTS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 24 NM EAST OF  
RODANTHE TO 24 NM SOUTHEAST OF ATLAS TANKER TO 18 NM SOUTH OF 14  
BUOY, MOVING EAST AT 35 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS TO NEARLY 50 KNOTS.  
 
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...  
DIAMOND SHOALS.  
 
LAT...LON 3503 7489 3474 7506 3459 7531 3454 7559  
3433 7590 3403 7616 3392 7650 3442 7595  
3552 7506 3560 7479  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1654Z 251DEG 35KT 3547 7499 3435 7579 3401 7631  
 
WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...49KTS  
 

 
 
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