Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
210 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 415 PM EDT

* AT 209 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NEAR STONO INSHORE REEF...OR 11 NM WEST OF
  RATTLESNAKE SHOAL...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 35 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
           HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY
           HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  CAPERS ISLAND BUOY...             JOE SHUFORD REEF...
  CAPERS REEF...                    BULL BREAKERS...
  CHARLESTON NEARSHORE REEF...      CAPE ROMAIN REEF...
  AIR FORCE REEF...                 JIMMY LELAND TUG...
  LOWCOUNTRY ANGLERS...             KIAWAH REEF...
  SOUTH SANTEE RIVER ENTRANCE...    HECTOR REEF...
  N. EDISTO NEARSHORE REEF...       CHARLESTON COASTAL ANGLERS...
  CHARLESTON SIXTY...               RATTLESNAKE SHOAL...
  DEVEAUX BANK...                   EDISTO FORTY REEF...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM EDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN
SOUTH CAROLINA.

LAT...LON 3295 7894 3272 7918 3267 7934 3229 7991
      3248 8034 3258 8023 3264 8002 3270 7992
      3273 7992 3277 7999 3284 7996 3285 7993
      3279 7984 3283 7976 3291 7964 3297 7965
      3306 7956 3303 7940 3311 7936 3312 7927
TIME...MOT...LOC 1809Z 232DEG 45KT 3278 7997

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

$$

CB



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