Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
614 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

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 SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC OUT 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC FROM 20 TO 40
  NM...
  WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 745 PM EDT

* AT 613 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 11 NM NORTHEAST OF
  MOUNT DIRFY`S WRECK...MOVING EAST AT 30 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  5 MILE BOXCARS...FRYING PAN SHOALS LIGHT TOWER...WRECK 33...DREDGE
  WRECK...WR2...10 MILE ROCKS...SCHOOL HOUSE REEF...10 MILE BOXCARS...WR4...
  BUOY OFF CAROLINA BEACH...SHEEPSHEAD ROCK...KURE BEACH POINT AND BALD
  HEAD ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3387 7717 3380 7726 3346 7741 3336 7749
      3327 7760 3389 7805 3384 7796 3406 7788
      3432 7738 3397 7697
TIME...MOT...LOC 2213Z 254DEG 28KT 3379 7775

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

JDW


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