Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1113 AM EDT WED JUN 3 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 115 PM EDT

* AT 1112 AM EDT...METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A LINE OF SEVERE
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS AND WINDS IN
  EXCESS OF 35 KT...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR
  RATTLESNAKE SHOAL TO NEAR CAPERS REEF TO NEAR CHARLESTON SIXTY...
  MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  SOUTH SANTEE RIVER ENTRANCE...HECTOR REEF...BULL BREAKERS...JIMMY
  LELAND TUG...CAPERS REEF...CAPERS ISLAND BUOY...CAPE ROMAIN REEF
  AND RATTLESNAKE SHOAL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3270 7872 3274 7987 3280 7973 3285 7970
      3291 7957 3293 7957 3293 7960 3296 7962
      3304 7954 3304 7951 3300 7949 3301 7936
      3309 7934 3312 7928 3280 7863
TIME...MOT...LOC 1512Z 237DEG 18KT 3278 7978 3269 7965 3253 7960

$$

CB



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