Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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WHUS72 KILM 290253
MWWILM

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1053 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

AMZ254-256-291100-
/O.CON.KILM.TR.W.1002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
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-
1053 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT
  ...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS 35 TO 40 KT. HIGHEST
  WINDS SOUTHERN PORTIONS.

* SEAS...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.

* TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS AND HIGHEST SEAS WILL OCCUR LATE
  TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...AND POSSIBLY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS AND HIGH SEAS WILL PRODUCE
  DANGEROUS NAVIGATING CONDITIONS FOR MARINERS TRAVERSING THE
  COASTAL WATERS...THE INTRA-COASTAL WATERWAY...AND ALSO WINYAH
  BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS SUSTAINED WINDS OF 34 TO 63 KT OR
39 TO 73 MPH ARE EXPECTED DUE TO A TROPICAL STORM WITHIN 36
HOURS.

&&

$$

AMZ250-252-291100-
/O.EXT.KILM.SC.Y.0030.000000T0000Z-160531T0200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT
20 NM-
1053 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...EAST TO SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT
  THROUGH SUNDAY. WINDS WILL VEER TO THE SOUTH AT 15 TO 25 KT
  WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY.

* SEAS...5 TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
AND OR SEAS OF 6 FT OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$
DCH


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