Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1020 PM EDT SUN MAY 28 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 1115 PM EDT

* AT 1019 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR SCHOOL
  HOUSE REEF...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...
  WR4...DREDGE WRECK...10 MILE BOXCARS...10 MILE ROCKS...SCHOOL HOUSE
  REEF AND WR2.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

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 3387 7717 3380 7726 3357 7735 3394 7774
      3422 7763 3409 7710 3397 7697
TIME...MOT...LOC 0219Z 282DEG 47KT 3401 7760

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

$$

JDW


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