Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
445 PM EDT THU JUN 30 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 SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...
  INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...

* UNTIL 545 PM EDT

* AT 445 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 8 NM WEST OF BUOY
  B L...OR 20 NM SOUTHWEST OF WASSAW SOUND BUOY...MOVING NORTHEAST AT
  30 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...
  SEA BUOY OS...                    SEA BUOY 2W...
  WASSAW SOUND BUOY...              BUOY B L...
  C A T BUOY...                     WHITEWATER REEF...
  BUOY B H...                       ST CATHERINES BUOY 3...
  SAPELO CHANNELBUOY 3...           CHANNEL BUOY 5...
  110 DEGREE OLYMPIC BUOY...        MOTHERLODE BARGE...
  BUOY K C...                       SAILBOAT JUPITER...
  SAVANNAH BUOY...                  D U A BUOY...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 3161 8118 3173 8116 3198 8089 3204 8095
      3207 8095 3215 8086 3192 8051 3146 8114
      3153 8122
TIME...MOT...LOC 2045Z 222DEG 29KT 3169 8123

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

$$



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