Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
821 PM EDT FRI APR 22 2016

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 EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO
  40 NM...
  WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO EDISTO BEACH SC EXTENDING FROM
  20 NM TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 1015 PM EDT

* AT 821 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 8 NM NORTHWEST OF CHARLESTON COASTAL ANGLERS TO 14
  NM SOUTH OF EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 35 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BULL BREAKERS...                  CAPERS REEF...
  CAPERS ISLAND BUOY...             JOE SHUFORD REEF...
  CAPERS MID SHELF...               RATTLESNAKE SHOAL...
  AIR FORCE REEF...                 CHARLESTON NEARSHORE REEF...
  CHARLESTON SIXTY...               DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF...
  HECTOR REEF...                    JIMMY LELAND TUG...
  CHARLESTON COASTAL ANGLERS...     CAPE ROMAIN REEF...
  COMANCHE REEF...                  Y-73 REEF...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3311 7926 3280 7863 3214 7950 3198 7978
      3285 7993 3279 7984 3283 7976 3287 7972
      3291 7964 3297 7965 3306 7957 3307 7950
      3303 7946 3303 7940 3312 7934
TIME...MOT...LOC 0021Z 224DEG 41KT 3285 7987 3203 7973

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$


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