Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
807 PM EDT SAT JUL 15 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 1000 PM EDT

* AT 806 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS AND ASSOCIATED STRONG OUTFLOW
  BOUNDARY WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR MAPLE HILL
  TO 10 NM NORTH OF HOLDEN BEACH...MOVING EAST AT 45 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...
  JOHNNY MERCER PIER...MASONBORO SEA BUOY...NORTH MASONBORO ISLAND...
  HARRIS REEF...10 MILE ROCKS...SHEEPSHEAD ROCK...BUOY OFF CAROLINA
  BEACH...WR2...5 MILE BOXCARS...FORT FISHER...10 MILE BOXCARS...
  LIBERTY SHIP...DALLAS ROCK...BILLY MURRELL REEF...SCHOOL HOUSE
  REEF...KURE BEACH POINT...TOPSAIL BOXCARS...TOPSAIL TIRE REEF...
  DREDGE WRECK AND KURE BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3418 7722 3363 7770 3384 7796 3390 7795
      3392 7794 3404 7789 3417 7783 3432 7769
      3444 7752
TIME...MOT...LOC 0003Z 274DEG 44KT 3467 7777 3407 7837

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

$$

RJD


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