Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
355 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...
  INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...
  WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
  60 NM...

* UNTIL 600 PM EDT

* AT 354 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS AND
  WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KNOTS...FROM DRH BUOY TO 12 NM SOUTH OF ALT
  BUOY...OR FROM 6 NM SOUTHWEST OF BUOY 41008 TO 10 NM EAST OF SAINT
  SIMONS SOUND...MOVING EAST AT 35 KT.

* MARINE LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE...
  BUOY 41008...JOHN BIRD...ALT BUOY...R2 TOWER...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU ARE UNDER SAIL...LOWER YOUR SAILS AND START YOUR ENGINE. 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.

&&

LAT...LON 3129 8124 3142 8116 3147 7999 3120 8023
      3111 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 1954Z 254DEG 37KT 3133 8092 3112 8121

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