Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1242 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 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 SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...
  INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20
  NM...
  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 245 PM EDT

* AT 1240 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED
  BANDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS CAPABLE
  OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KNOTS... FROM 9 NM SOUTHWEST OF
  CAPE ROMAIN BUOY TO ALTAMAHA SOUND...OR FROM 12 NM EAST OF CAPERS
  REEF TO ALTAMAHA SOUND...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 20 KT.

* SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO HILTON
  HEAD REEF...HUNTING ISLAND REEF...BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...BULL
  BREAKERS...FRIPP ISLAND REEF...FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...CHARLESTON
  NEARSHORE REEF...KIAWAH REEF...STONO INLET BUOY...FOLLY BEACH...
  FOLLY ISLAND...CALIBOGUE SOUND...EDISTO FORTY REEF...FRIPP
  ISLAND...CCA BUOY...BUOY L...SAINT CATHERINES BUOY...DUA BUOY...CAT
  BUOY...BUOY STC...BUOY KC AND BUOY BL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU ARE IN SAFE PORT...REMAIN THERE. IF YOU ARE UNDERWAY ON THE
COASTAL WATERS...PREPARE FOR STRONG WIND GUSTS...HAZARDOUS SEAS...
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 3143 8133 3139 8127 3172 8113 3197 8086
      3206 8092 3206 8093 3258 8014 3268 7990
      3302 7949 3300 7949 3301 7936 3312 7927
      3280 7863 3247 7896 3195 7988 3171 8014
      3158 7988 3111 8028 3129 8142 3137 8144
TIME...MOT...LOC 1640Z 077DEG 18KT 3282 7937 3203 7984
          3198 8055 3131 8132

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