Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
759 AM EDT FRI MAR 20 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON NC HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 845 AM EDT

* AT 758 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...LOCATED 11 NM
  NORTHEAST OF WR2...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS.

* THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3405 7738 3412 7743 3423 7727 3406 7707
TIME...MOT...LOC 1158Z 241DEG 16KT 3411 7734

$$

JDW


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