Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 WHUS52 KCHS 180555 SMWCHS AMZ354-370-374-180800- /O.NEW.KCHS.MA.W.0129.140918T0555Z-140918T0800Z/ BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED SPECIAL MARINE WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 155 AM EDT THU SEP 18 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... WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO 40 NM... * UNTIL 400 AM EDT * AT 155 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KNOTS... FROM CCA BUOY TO 16 NM SOUTHWEST OF R2 TOWER...OR FROM 17 NM SOUTH OF SAVANNAH BUOY TO 7 NM SOUTH OF 41008...MOVING EAST AT 15 KT. * SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO BUOY L. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... PREPARE FOR STRONG WIND GUSTS AND SUDDEN WIND SHIFTS...STEEP AND RAPIDLY BUILDING WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING AND POOR VISIBILITY IN HEAVY RAIN AND BLOWING SPRAY. BE SURE ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES. TURN ON BILGE PUMPS. && LAT...LON 3124 8093 3143 8082 3175 8084 3181 8094 3195 8089 3202 8084 3188 8053 3175 8014 3171 8014 3158 7988 3146 7995 3142 8004 3124 8018 3120 8023 3111 8028 TIME...MOT...LOC 0555Z 265DEG 16KT 3166 8066 3142 8072 3128 8083 $$

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