Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
539 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

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...
  WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC FROM 20 TO 40
  NM...
  WATERS FROM SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC FROM 20 TO 40
  NM...

* UNTIL 715 PM EDT

* AT 538 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...LOCATED NEAR
  JUNGLE...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  GARY ENNIS REEF...BILL PERRY JUNIOR REEF...BP 25 LIBERTY SHIP
  WRECK...LONG BAY TERRACE...ATLANTIC LEDGE...SUNSET MID SHELF BUOY
  AND JUNGLE.

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.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3364 7863 3367 7839 3324 7784 3322 7822
      3324 7827 3322 7833 3320 7871
TIME...MOT...LOC 2138Z 328DEG 17KT 3356 7847

$$

JDW


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