Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1036 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

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

* UNTIL NOON EDT

* AT 1035 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  THUNDERSTORM...PRODUCING A WATERSPOUT OVER 5 MILE BOXCARS...MOVING
  NORTH AT 20 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO...
  OVER LIBERTY SHIP...
  OVER JOHNNY MERCER PIER...
  OVER HARRIS REEF...
  OVER BILLY MURRELL REEF...
  OVER RICH INLET...
  2 NM WEST OF SOUTH TOPSAIL BEACH...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WATERSPOUTS CAN GENERATE WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 KNOTS. AVOID
WATERSPOUTS BY MOVING AT RIGHT ANGLES AWAY FROM THE STORM. IF
POSSIBLE FIND SAFE HARBOR AND REPORT THE LOCATION OF THE WATERSPOUT
TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. REMEMBER TO WEAR YOUR LIFEJACKETS.

&&

PLEASE REPORT ANY SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
WILMINGTON NC...TOLL FREE AT 800-697-3901...WHEN YOU CAN DO SO
SAFELY.

LAT...LON 3427 7731 3425 7731 3400 7774 3405 7790
      3417 7783 3429 7774 3440 7760 3444 7752
TIME...MOT...LOC 1435Z 201DEG 18KT 3412 7780

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