Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
405 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

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 SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20
  NM...

* UNTIL 600 PM EDT

* AT 404 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KNOTS... 5
  NM WEST OF COOSAW RIVER...OR ABOUT 5 NM NORTH OF SAINT HELENA
  ISLAND...MOVING EAST AT 20 KT.

* SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO COOSAW
  RIVER...FRIPP ISLAND...FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...SOUTH EDISTO RIVER...
  FRIPP ISLAND REEF...EDISTO FORTY REEF...EDISTO SIXTY REEF AND
  KIAWAH REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU ARE OPERATING A SMALL CRAFT...IF POSSIBLE HEAD FOR SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY. IF YOU CANNOT REACH A SAFE PORT...PREPARE FOR THE RAPID
ONSET OF HAZARDOUS THUNDERSTORM CONDITIONS. BE SURE ALL PASSENGERS
ARE WEARING APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES. TURN ON BILGE
PUMPS.

PREPARE FOR CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO WATER LIGHTNING. IF YOUR BOAT IS NOT
IN DANGER OF CAPSIZING...IF POSSIBLE REMAIN BELOW DECK. KEEP AWAY
FROM METAL OBJECTS.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN CHARLESTON AT 1-888-383-2024.

&&

LAT...LON 3228 8056 3232 8046 3238 8043 3257 8055
      3249 8047 3251 8041 3255 8043 3257 8039
      3255 8041 3253 8037 3248 8034 3257 8019
      3254 7953 3233 7982 3228 7997 3222 8010
      3219 8013 3229 8066
TIME...MOT...LOC 2004Z 278DEG 22KT 3246 8056

$$

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