Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
717 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

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...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20
  NM...
  WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC FROM 20 TO 40
  NM...
  WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC FROM 20 TO 40
  NM...
  WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC FROM 20 TO
  40 NM...

* UNTIL 815 PM EST

* AT 716 PM EST...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR LONG BAY
  TERRACE...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  LITTLE RIVER OFFSHORE REEF...ATLANTIC LEDGE...FRYING PAN SHOALS
  BUOY...A R 445...CAPE FEAR SEA BUOY...CITY OF HOUSTON...LITTLE
  RIVER SEA BUOY...GARY ENNIS REEF...FRYING PAN SHOALS LIGHT TOWER...
  RARITAN WRECK...JUNGLE...LITTLE RIVER REEF...LOCKWOOD FOLLY INLET
  SEA BUOY...SHERMAN WRECK...LONG BAY TERRACE...SHALLOTTE RIVER INLET
  SEA BUOY...BILL PERRY JUNIOR REEF...LITTLE RIVER ENTRANCE...BP 25
  LIBERTY SHIP WRECK AND CAPE FEAR KNUCKLE BUOY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 3310 7847 3381 7870 3390 7837 3391 7825
      3389 7802 3388 7800 3386 7801 3384 7796
      3342 7745 3330 7756 3320 7775 3317 7802
      3324 7827 3321 7835
TIME...MOT...LOC 0016Z 249DEG 31KT 3322 7843

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

$$

JDW


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