Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
823 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 1030 AM EDT

* AT 822 AM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED OVER JUNGLE...MOVING SOUTH AT 20 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
           HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY
           HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  GOLDFINCH REEF...INSHORE HOLE...JUNGLE...BILL PERRY JUNIOR REEF...
  WAYNE UPCHURCH REEF AND PARKING LOT AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3308 7892 3364 7865 3361 7841 3310 7846
      3306 7852 3302 7853
TIME...MOT...LOC 1222Z 008DEG 21KT 3355 7857

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

$$

RJD



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