Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 WHUS52 KCHS 252338 SMWCHS AMZ350-370-260045- /O.NEW.KCHS.MA.W.0004.150225T2338Z-150226T0045Z/ BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED SPECIAL MARINE WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 638 PM EST WED FEB 25 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 745 PM EST * AT 637 PM EST...RADAR DETECTED A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS... LOCATED FROM CHARLESTON NEARSHORE REEF TO NEAR CHARLESTON SIXTY... MOVING EAST AT 60 KNOTS. HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 35 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT...OVERTURNED AND CAPSIZED BOATS. * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... CAPERS REEF... JOE SHUFORD REEF... CHARLESTON SIXTY... Y-73 REEF... 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. && LAT...LON 3266 7877 3240 7976 3274 7968 3298 7902 3298 7898 3280 7863 TIME...MOT...LOC 2337Z 249DEG 68KT 3269 7966 3249 7970 HAIL...<.75IN WIND...>34KTS $$ ST

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