Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
434 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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 530 AM EDT

* AT 433 AM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR JIMMY LELAND TUG TO 14 NM SOUTHWEST OF
  GREENVILLE REEF TO 13 NM SOUTH OF DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF...MOVING
  NORTHEAST AT 20 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...
  HECTOR REEF...                    JIMMY LELAND TUG...
  CAPE ROMAIN REEF...               COMANCHE REEF...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 3271 7871 3246 7898 3236 7920 3224 7937
      3249 7931 3266 7930 3278 7958 3309 7921
      3280 7863
TIME...MOT...LOC 0833Z 232DEG 18KT 3281 7944 3275 7908 3224 7923

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

$$



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