Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
409 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHARLESTON HARBOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20
  NM...
  WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20
  NM TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 615 PM EDT

* AT 409 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35
  KNOTS...FROM CHARLESTON HARBOR TO CHARLESTON NEARSHORE REEF...OR
  FROM CHARLESTON HARBOR TO RATTLESNAKE SHOAL...MOVING EAST AT 30 KT.

* SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
  CHARLESTON HARBOR...CHARLESTON NEARSHORE REEF...BREACH
  INLET...BULL BREAKERS...THE   GARDENS...Y-73 REEF...ANCHOR
  WRECK...CAPE ROMAIN BUOY AND CAPE   ROMAIN REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PREPARE FOR STRONG WIND GUSTS AND SUDDEN WIND SHIFTS...STEEP AND
RAPIDLY BUILDING WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING AND POOR VISIBILITY IN
HEAVY RAIN AND BLOWING SPRAY. BE SURE ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING
APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES. TURN ON BILGE PUMPS.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN CHARLESTON AT 1-888-383-2024.

&&

LAT...LON 3276 7984 3280 7973 3286 7969 3291 7958
      3293 7957 3294 7962 3301 7959 3304 7950
      3300 7949 3301 7936 3309 7934 3312 7928
      3282 7866 3267 7875 3246 7898 3261 7978
      3269 7989 3272 7987 3280 7993 3281 7993
TIME...MOT...LOC 2009Z 262DEG 31KT 3279 7990 3268 7975

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