Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
230 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON NC HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 400 PM EDT

* AT 229 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  A THUNDERSTORM...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND
  THREE-QUARTER INCH HAIL OVER HOLDEN BEACH.  THIS STRONG
  THUNDERSTORM WAS DRIFTING SOUTH.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO...
  5 NM NORTHWEST OF LOCKWOOD FOLLY INLET SEA BUOY...
  6 NM NORTHWEST OF OAK ISLAND...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REEF SAILS AND SAIL AT RIGHT ANGLES TO THE STORM. HIGH WINDS...
HAIL...HEAVY RAIN...AND CLOUD TO SEA LIGHTNING ARE EXPECTED. SEEK
SAFE HARBOR IF POSSIBLE. STAY AWAY FROM RIGGING AND METAL AND GO
BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE. MAKE SURE ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING
PROPERLY FITTED LIFEJACKETS.

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

&&

PLEASE REPORT ANY SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
WILMINGTON NC...TOLL FREE AT 800-697-3901...WHEN YOU CAN DO SO
SAFELY.

LAT...LON 3385 7860 3391 7836 3392 7814 3390 7799
      3387 7800 3385 7797 3414 7785 3413 7783
      3388 7776 3350 7878 3370 7886
TIME...MOT...LOC 1828Z 224DEG 2KT 3393 7831

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