Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
533 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...
  INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...
  WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM
  TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 730 PM EST

* AT 531 PM EST...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR A L T
  BUOY... OR 13 NM EAST OF ST. SIMONS ISLAND...MOVING EAST AT 40
  KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 40 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...
  TUG RIO CARONI...                 A L T BUOY...
  DOBOY SOUND BUOY D...             JOHN BIRD...
  D R H BUOY...                     HONEY BARGE...
  BUOY GRS...                       R2 TOWER...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3123 8084 3128 8125 3139 8128 3168 8007
      3158 7988 3146 7995 3142 8004 3111 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 2231Z 255DEG 41KT 3122 8113

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

$$



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