Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Special Marine Warning
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
830 PM EST FRI JAN 12 2018

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 Surf City to Cape Fear NC out 20 nm...
  Waters from Cape Fear NC to Little River Inlet SC from 20 to 40
  nm...
  Waters from Surf City to Cape Fear NC from 20 to 40 nm...

* Until 930 PM EST

* At 830 PM EST, strong thunderstorms were located along a line
  extending from near Kure Beach to 11 nm south of City Of Houston,
  moving northeast at 45 knots.

  HAZARD...Wind gusts to 40 knots.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated.

  IMPACT...Small craft could be damaged in briefly higher winds and
           suddenly higher waves.

* Locations impacted include...
  10 Mile Boxcars, Liberty Ship, Dallas Rock, Billy Murrell Reef,
  Wreck 33, Frying Pan Shoals Buoy, Harris Reef, City Of Houston, 10
  Mile Rocks, School House Reef, Kure Beach Point, Sheepshead Rock,
  Frying Pan Shoals Light Tower, Topsail Boxcars, Topsail Tire Reef,
  Buoy Off Carolina Beach, Wr2, Wr4, Dredge Wreck and 5 Mile Boxcars.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Move to safe harbor immediately as gusty winds and high waves are
expected.

&&

LAT...LON 3387 7717 3380 7726 3355 7736 3340 7746
      3328 7759 3320 7776 3390 7795 3423 7777
      3444 7752 3397 7697
TIME...MOT...LOC 0130Z 229DEG 44KT 3402 7795 3321 7772

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

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