Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1004 PM EDT SUN APR 19 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 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 NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC FROM 20 TO 40
  NM...
  WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 1130 PM EDT

* AT 1004 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...LOCATED 9 NM
  SOUTHWEST OF SUNSET MID SHELF BUOY...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  CITY OF HOUSTON...GARY ENNIS REEF...WRECK 33...FRYING PAN SHOALS
  LIGHT TOWER...RARITAN WRECK...CAPE FEAR KNUCKLE BUOY...MOUNT
  DIRFY`S WRECK...SUNSET MID SHELF BUOY AND FRYING PAN SHOALS BUOY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3347 7740 3336 7749 3327 7760 3319 7779
      3317 7792 3318 7809 3324 7826 3321 7836
      3397 7768 3377 7728
TIME...MOT...LOC 0204Z 225DEG 44KT 3315 7823

$$

JDW



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