Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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

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 430 PM EDT

* AT 231 PM EDT...METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 21 NM NORTH OF CAPERS ISLAND
  BUOY TO 16 NM NORTH OF PARRIS ISLAND REEF...MOVING EAST AT 45 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...CHARLESTON HARBOR...BULL BREAKERS...
  EDISTO FORTY REEF...CAPERS REEF...JOE SHUFORD REEF...
  LOWCOUNTRY ANGLERS...FRIPP INLET BUOY...RATTLESNAKE SHOAL...
  HUNTING ISLAND REEF...CHARLESTON NEARSHORE REEF...
  CHARLESTON SIXTY... FRIPP ISLAND REEF...
  SOUTH SANTEE RIVER ENTRANCE...
  PELICAN BANK AND N. EDISTO NEARSHORE REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS
AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

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

LAT...LON 3295 7894 3272 7918 3222 8010 3207 8022
      3222 8064 3237 8043 3251 8051 3249 8037
      3259 8040 3248 8034 3261 8000 3269 7989
      3280 7992 3275 7984 3280 7973 3291 7957
      3303 7954 3304 7954 3301 7936 3312 7928
TIME...MOT...LOC 1831Z 284DEG 43KT 3321 7974 3258 8081

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