Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
701 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20
  NM...

* UNTIL 830 PM EDT

* AT 700 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR N. EDISTO NEARSHORE REEF TO 9 NM NORTH OF FRIPP
  INLET BUOY...MOVING EAST AT 35 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 35 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  EDISTO SIXTY REEF...              EDISTO FORTY REEF...
  JOE SHUFORD REEF...               DEVEAUX BANK...
  PELICAN BANK...                   N. EDISTO NEARSHORE REEF...
  KIAWAH REEF...                    LOWCOUNTRY ANGLERS...
  CHARLESTON SIXTY...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA.

LAT...LON 3263 7943 3222 8013 3241 8050 3245 8050
      3248 8052 3255 8035 3252 8032 3258 8022
      3264 8002 3266 7998
TIME...MOT...LOC 2300Z 277DEG 34KT 3261 8014 3249 8044

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$



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