Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
307 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

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...
  WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO
  40 NM...

* UNTIL 400 PM EDT

* AT 307 PM EDT...METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A GUST FRONT...CAPABLE OF
  PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT... LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR PARRIS ISLAND REEF TO 24 NM NORTHWEST OF
  WASSAW SOUND BUOY...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 40 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BETSY ROSS REEF...GENERAL GORDON...BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...CHANNEL
  BUOY 5...GASKINS BANK WRECK...WHITEWATER REEF...GASKIN BANKS...
  SAVANNAH BUOY...FISH AMERICA AND HILTON HEAD REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...AND INCREASING WAVES. BOATERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE UNDER SAIL...SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...
UNTIL THE HIGH WINDS SUBSIDE.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM EDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE ADJACENT
COASTAL WATERS.

LAT...LON 3195 8091 3197 8086 3203 8085 3202 8088
      3205 8092 3208 8087 3212 8084 3211 8081
      3214 8075 3221 8068 3222 8064 3228 8066
      3226 8064 3225 8059 3196 7985 3185 8078
      3192 8092
TIME...MOT...LOC 1907Z 297DEG 39KT 3231 8062 3226 8122

$$

FWA


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