Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
817 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON NC HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
COASTAL WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM
COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM
WATERS FROM SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC FROM 20 TO 40 NM

* UNTIL 1030 PM EDT

* AT 817 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  A LINE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG
  WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER FROM 32 NM NORTHWEST OF SOUTH TOPSAIL
  BEACH TO 13 NM WEST OF EAST BANK BUOY...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

* THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS...
  ACCOMPANIED BY AN ABRUPT WIND SHIFT TO THE NORTH IN THE WAKE OF A
  STRONG COLD FRONT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL CAUSE A SIGNIFICANT WIND SHIFT AND
SUDDEN INCREASE IN WIND SPEED. THE CHANGE IN WIND WILL CREATE A
PERIOD OF HAZARDOUS NAVIGATION CONDITIONS. SECURE ALL GEAR ON YOUR
BOAT AND INSTRUCT YOUR CREW TO PUT ON THEIR LIFE JACKETS. IF POSSIBLE
SEEK SAFE HARBOR.

&&

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 3312 7927 3320 7918 3349 7910 3377 7879
      3391 7836 3392 7814 3390 7799 3385 7797
      3417 7783 3444 7753 3397 7697 3380 7726
      3350 7737 3327 7759 3316 7792 3317 7809
      3324 7826 3321 7834 3305 7852 3281 7863
TIME...MOT...LOC 0011Z 289DEG 26KT 3476 7802 3400 7873
          3310 7938

$$

DIGIORGI





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