Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
634 PM EDT WED AUG 16 2017

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...

* UNTIL 730 PM EDT

* AT 632 PM EDT...A GROUP OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS LOCATED ALONG
  A LINE EXTENDING FROM NORTH MYRTLE BEACH TO NEAR MYRTLE
  BEACH...MOVING SOUTH AT 10 KNOTS TOWARD TO COASTAL WATERS OF HORRY
  COUNTY.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS,
           FREQUENT LIGHTNING, AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  LITTLE RIVER OFFSHORE REEF...MYRTLE BEACH ROCK...JUNGLE...LITTLE
  RIVER REEF...BELKY BEAR...SHERMAN WRECK...SPRINGMAID PIER...
  PARADISE REEF...AND MYRTLE BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3364 7894 3374 7882 3381 7868 3385 7855
      3358 7822 3357 7833 3350 7856 3343 7860
      3336 7867 3353 7903
TIME...MOT...LOC 2231Z 359DEG 8KT 3381 7869 3377 7897

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

$$

HAWKINS



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