Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
511 PM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON NC HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20
  NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS 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 LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC FROM 20 TO 40
  NM...
  WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 645 PM EDT

* AT 510 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A GUST FRONT...CAPABLE OF
  PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...AS WELL AS A WIND SHIFT TO
  THE NORTHEAST...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR LOCKWOOD
  FOLLY INLET SEA BUOY TO 25 NM EAST OF WRECK 33...MOVING SOUTHWEST
  AT 25 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  FRYING PAN SHOALS LIGHT TOWER...RARITAN WRECK...PARADISE REEF...
  JUNGLE...FRYING PAN SHOALS BUOY...CAPE FEAR SEA BUOY...MYRTLE BEACH
  ROCK...LITTLE RIVER OFFSHORE REEF...LITTLE RIVER REEF...GARY ENNIS
  REEF...WRECK 33...SHALLOTTE RIVER INLET SEA BUOY...BP 25 LIBERTY
  SHIP WRECK...LONG BAY TERRACE...BELKY BEAR...SPRINGMAID PIER...CAPE
  FEAR KNUCKLE BUOY...MOUNT DIRFY`S WRECK...LOCKWOOD FOLLY INLET SEA
  BUOY AND SUNSET MID SHELF BUOY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 3354 7902 3367 7891 3379 7873 3389 7842
      3391 7825 3389 7802 3385 7800 3384 7796
      3386 7796 3360 7733 3340 7746 3326 7763
      3319 7778 3317 7799 3324 7826 3322 7834
TIME...MOT...LOC 2110Z 050DEG 27KT 3395 7824 3348 7699

$$

JDW


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