Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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WHUS72 KILM 200617
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
217 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

AMZ250-252-254-256-202000-
/O.EXT.KILM.GL.W.0012.000000T0000Z-140421T0300Z/
SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM-
CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
217 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 25 TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT.

* SEAS...7 TO 12 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS SUSTAINED WINDS OR FREQUENT GUSTS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE
CONDITIONS REQUIRES EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT
IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE
SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$
RJD



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