Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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FZUS72 KILM 050054
MWSILM

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
854 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

AMZ250-270-050230-
854 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...OUTFLOW BOUNDARY APPROACHING THE WATERS...

THE AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE...
  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...

AT 854 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN OUTFLOW BOUNDARY. THE
OUTFLOW BOUNDARY WAS LOCATED OVER BILLY MURRELL REEF...MOVING
SOUTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS. WINDS BEHIND THIS OUTFLOW BOUNDARY WILL SHIFT
SUDDENLY TO THE NORTH WITH AN INCREASE IN SPEED...MARINERS SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR SHIFTING WINDS AND CONFUSED SEAS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
10 MILE ROCKS...SCHOOL HOUSE REEF...10 MILE BOXCARS...TOPSAIL
BOXCARS...FORT FISHER...KURE BEACH POINT...WRECK 33...RICH INLET...
DALLAS ROCK...TOPSAIL TIRE REEF...BUOY OFF CAROLINA BEACH...5 MILE
BOXCARS...DREDGE WRECK...WR2...BILLY MURRELL REEF...MASONBORO SEA
BUOY...WR4...LIBERTY SHIP...HARRIS REEF AND KURE BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

OUTFLOW BOUNDARIES CAN CAUSE ABRUPT CHANGES IN WIND SPEED AND
DIRECTION...WHICH CAN BE HAZARDOUS FOR BOATERS. SEAS CAN QUICKLY
BECOME CHOPPY. SECURE ANY LOOSE GEAR AND MAKE SURE EVERYONE ON BOARD
IS WEARING A PROPERLY FITTED LIFE JACKET.

&&

LAT...LON 3403 7704 3352 7755 3388 7796 3407 7788
      3422 7779 3431 7770 3443 7753

$$

JDW



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