Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
415 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20
  NM...
  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...

* UNTIL 515 AM EDT

* AT 414 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF
  PRODUCING A WATERSPOUT AND WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...LOCATED NEAR
  TEN MILE REEF...MOVING NORTH AT 30 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  PARADISE REEF...JUNGLE...LOCKWOOD FOLLY INLET SEA BUOY...MYRTLE
  BEACH ROCK...LITTLE RIVER OFFSHORE REEF...LITTLE RIVER REEF...
  SHERMAN WRECK...BILL PERRY JUNIOR REEF...SHALLOTTE RIVER INLET SEA
  BUOY...BELKY BEAR...SPRINGMAID PIER...LITTLE RIVER SEA BUOY...
  LITTLE RIVER ENTRANCE AND MYRTLE BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY AND REMEMBER TO WEAR YOUR LIFE JACKETS.

&&

LAT...LON 3365 7893 3367 7891 3369 7888 3380 7871
      3390 7837 3391 7819 3333 7848 3345 7886
      3353 7903
TIME...MOT...LOC 0814Z 196DEG 38KT 3351 7887

$$

JDW



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