Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Special Marine Warning
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
1129 AM EDT TUE APR 24 2018

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...

* Until 1230 PM EDT.

* At 1128 AM EDT, a strong to severe thunderstorm capable of
  producing waterspouts was located 7 nm north of Mount Dirfy`s
  Wreck, moving northeast at 20 knots.

  HAZARD...Waterspouts and wind gusts 34 knots or greater.

  SOURCE...Radar.

  IMPACT...Waterspouts can easily overturn boats and create locally
           hazardous seas. Small craft could be damaged in briefly
           higher winds and suddenly higher waves.

* Locations impacted include...
  Dredge Wreck, Cape Fear Knuckle Buoy, Mount Dirfy`s Wreck and
  School House Reef.

LAT...LON 3352 7783 3370 7802 3408 7776 3401 7753
TIME...MOT...LOC 1528Z 217DEG 21KT 3374 7781

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

$$

HAWKINS


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