Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
934 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20
  NM...

* UNTIL 1000 AM EDT

* AT 933 AM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED SOUTH OF BALD HEAD ISLAND...MOVING
  NORTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  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...
  CAPE FEAR SEA BUOY AND CASWELL BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3389 7802 3388 7802 3388 7800 3387 7801
      3386 7801 3384 7796 3375 7785 3371 7793
      3379 7813 3390 7808
TIME...MOT...LOC 1333Z 204DEG 14KT 3382 7800

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

JDW



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