Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
228 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2015

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...

* UNTIL 330 PM EDT

* AT 227 PM EDT...METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...LOCATED NEAR DOBOY
  SOUND BUOY D...OR 10 NM NORTHEAST OF ST. SIMONS ISLAND...MOVING
  EAST AT 5 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  A L T BUOY AND DOBOY SOUND BUOY D.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THIS THUNDERSTORM MOVES OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT WIND
GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY
CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3131 8133 3132 8132 3132 8133 3133 8132
      3132 8126 3133 8128 3137 8128 3137 8129
      3138 8130 3140 8130 3138 8127 3141 8125
      3143 8095 3125 8104 3128 8124 3128 8134
TIME...MOT...LOC 1827Z 291DEG 7KT 3131 8125

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