NC Marine Warnings and Forecast for Sunday, August 4, 2019

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SPECIAL MARINE WARNING

The National Weather Service in Newport has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...

Albemarle Sound...

Alligator River...

* Until 900 PM EDT.

* At 755 PM EDT, strong thunderstorms were located along a line

extending from near The Center Of The Albemarle Sound to 10 nm

southwest of Highway 94 Bridge, moving east at 5 knots.

HAZARD...Wind gusts 34 knots or greater.

SOURCE...Radar.

IMPACT...Small craft could be damaged in briefly higher winds and

suddenly higher waves.

* Locations impacted include...

Albemarle Sound, Mashoes, Highway 94 Bridge, Bull Bay/Scuppernong

River, The Mouth Of The Perquimans River, Alligator River Bridge,

The Mouth Of The Alligator River and Edenton.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Move to safe harbor until hazardous weather passes.

Frequent lightning is occurring with these storms. 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 the National Weather

Service.

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