Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
732 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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...

* UNTIL 830 PM EDT

* AT 731 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER SOUTH
  MASONBORO ISLAND...MOVING EAST AT 40 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...
  5 MILE BOXCARS...DREDGE WRECK...10 MILE ROCKS...10 MILE BOXCARS...
  MASONBORO SEA BUOY...KURE BEACH POINT...LIBERTY SHIP...HARRIS REEF...
  DALLAS ROCK...BUOY OFF CAROLINA BEACH...JOHNNY MERCER PIER...NORTH
  MASONBORO ISLAND...KURE BEACH AND WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

LAT...LON 3382 7767 3399 7791 3416 7783 3424 7777
      3424 7755
TIME...MOT...LOC 2331Z 290DEG 40KT 3413 7791

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

$$

SHK



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