Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
841 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHARLESTON HARBOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20
  NM...

* UNTIL 1045 PM EDT

* AT 839 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 KNOTS...
  FREQUENT CLOUD TO WATER LIGHTNING...TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WITH NEAR
  ZERO VISIBILITY AND WATERSPOUTS 5 NM SOUTHWEST OF EDISTO SIXTY
  REEF...OR ABOUT 7 NM SOUTHEAST OF SAINT HELENA BUOY...MOVING NORTH
  AT 30 KT.

* SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO EDISTO
  SIXTY REEF...EDISTO FORTY REEF...COOSAW RIVER...SOUTH EDISTO
  RIVER...KIAWAH REEF...STONO INLET BUOY...FOLLY ISLAND...FOLLY
  BEACH...CHARLESTON NEARSHORE REEF...BREACH INLET...BULL BREAKERS...
  CAPE ROMAIN BUOY AND CAPE ROMAIN REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU ARE PREPARING TO DEPART FROM A SAFE HARBOR...DELAY YOUR
DEPARTURE UNTIL THE THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS PASSES.

THESE THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE WATERSPOUTS AT ANY TIME...MAINLY
OUTSIDE CHARLESTON HARBOR.

&&

LAT...LON 3223 8063 3230 8065 3233 8046 3253 8053
      3250 8042 3259 8040 3248 8034 3261 8000
      3272 7987 3281 7993 3280 7973 3291 7958
      3304 7954 3301 7936 3312 7927 3296 7894
      3272 7918 3222 8010 3188 8052 3205 8092
TIME...MOT...LOC 0039Z 192DEG 31KT 3234 8017

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