Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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

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...
  WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20
  NM TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 830 PM EDT

* AT 623 PM EDT...A LINE OF SHOWERS WITH GUSTY WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH
  A COLD FRONT EXTENDED FROM MANNING TO THE SUMMERVILLE AIRPORT SOUTH
  TO HILTON HEAD. THE SHOWERS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS OF
  SOUTHERN SOUTH CAROLINA THROUGH 830 PM. BRIEF WIND GUSTS TO 35 KT
  LONG WITH A SHARP WIND SHIFT TO THE WEST AND NORTHWEST WILL OCCUR AS
  THE FRONT PUSHES OFFSHORE. MARINERS SHOULD PREPARE NOW FOR THESE
  GUSTY WINDS AND THE ABRUPT WIND SHIFT.

* SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO HILTON
  HEAD REEF...COOSAW RIVER...FRIPP ISLAND...BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...
  SOUTH EDISTO RIVER...BETSY ROSS REEF...FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...FRIPP
  ISLAND REEF...HUNTING ISLAND REEF...EDISTO FORTY REEF...EDISTO
  SIXTY REEF...KIAWAH REEF...FOLLY ISLAND...STONO INLET BUOY...FOLLY
  BEACH...BREACH INLET...CHARLESTON NEARSHORE REEF...BULL BREAKERS...
  THE LEDGE...CAPE ROMAIN BUOY...THE GARDENS...Y-73 REEF AND COMANCHE
  REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PREPARE FOR STRONG WIND GUSTS AND SUDDEN WIND SHIFTS. BE SURE ALL
PASSENGERS ARE WEARING APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES.
TURN ON BILGE PUMPS.

&&

LAT...LON 3229 8065 3226 8064 3238 8043 3256 8055
      3250 8042 3259 8040 3248 8034 3268 7990
      3281 7993 3280 7973 3304 7954 3301 7936
      3312 7927 3303 7909 3224 7938 3203 7966
      3191 7991 3199 8075
TIME...MOT...LOC 2223Z 261DEG 33KT 3341 8017 3218 8065

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