Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
649 AM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON NC HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
WATERS FROM SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC FROM 20 TO 40 NM

* UNTIL 745 AM EST

* AT 648 AM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  THUNDERSTORM...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER 7 NM
  SOUTHEAST OF WRECK 33...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 KNOTS. THIS
  THUNDERSTORM IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A WATERSPOUT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES. MAKE SURE YOUR CREW IS WEARING APPROVED AND
PROPERLY FITTED LIFE JACKETS.

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

&&

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 3397 7697 3388 7713 3388 7715 3380 7726
      3350 7737 3336 7748 3331 7754 3356 7759
      3407 7708
TIME...MOT...LOC 1148Z 229DEG 49KT 3353 7738

$$

DIGIORGI








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