083  
WHUS52 KILM 290616  
SMWILM  
AMZ250-252-270-272-290745-  
/O.NEW.KILM.MA.W.0092.171029T0616Z-171029T0745Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC  
216 AM EDT SUN OCT 29 2017  
 
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 345 AM EDT  
 
* AT 212 AM EDT...A BROKEN LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDED  
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM HARRIS REEF TO NEAR MOUNT DIRFY'S  
WRECK. THE BROKEN LINE IS MOVING EAST AROUND 15 KNOTS.  
WHEREAS...THE INDIVIDUAL STORMS ARE RACING TO THE NORTH AT 40  
KT.  
 
HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.  
NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY AT TIMES DUE TO HEAVY RAINS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND  
SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
WRECK 33...JOHNNY MERCER PIER...MASONBORO SEA BUOY...HARRIS REEF...  
10 MILE ROCKS...SHEEPSHEAD ROCK...BUOY OFF CAROLINA BEACH...RICH  
INLET...FIGURE EIGHT ISLAND...WR2...WR4...CAPE FEAR KNUCKLE BUOY...  
5 MILE BOXCARS...FORT FISHER...10 MILE BOXCARS...LIBERTY SHIP...  
DALLAS ROCK...BILLY MURRELL REEF...SCHOOL HOUSE REEF AND KURE BEACH  
POINT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE  
EXPECTED.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3430 7735 3362 7736 3349 7801 3380 7795  
3393 7794 3414 7784 3428 7774 3440 7759  
3444 7752  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0612Z 278DEG 12KT 3420 7772 3357 7783  
 
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
DCH  
 
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