Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
535 PM EDT THU JUL 23 2015

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...

* UNTIL 700 PM EDT

* AT 534 PM EDT...METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...LOCATED NEAR
  CHANNEL BUOY 5...OR 9 NM NORTH OF WASSAW SOUND BUOY...MOVING EAST
  AT 15 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  SEA BUOY OS...SEA BUOY 2W...BUOY L...GENERAL GORDON...BEAUFORT 45
  FEET REEF...WASSAW SOUND BUOY...WHITEWATER REEF...TUG MATT
  TURECAMO...HILTON HEAD REEF...BETSY ROSS REEF...C C A BUOY...
  CHANNEL BUOY 5...110 DEGREE OLYMPIC BUOY...MOTHERLODE BARGE...BUOY
  K C...GASKINS BANK WRECK...SAILBOAT JUPITER...GASKIN BANKS...
  SAVANNAH BUOY AND D U A BUOY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THIS THUNDERSTORM MOVES OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY
WINDS AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE
UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3200 8084 3203 8085 3202 8088 3205 8092
      3208 8087 3212 8084 3211 8081 3214 8075
      3221 8068 3222 8064 3228 8066 3202 8027
      3194 8047 3188 8054 3172 8064 3165 8072
      3181 8104 3183 8104
TIME...MOT...LOC 2134Z 291DEG 17KT 3206 8086

$$

DPB


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