Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
459 PM EDT MON AUG 18 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 SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20
  NM...

* UNTIL 630 PM EDT

* AT 459 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35
  KNOTS...FROM 7 NM NORTHEAST OF SOUTH EDISTO RIVER TO COOSAW
  RIVER...OR FROM 6 NM NORTHEAST OF EDISTO BEACH TO 4 NM NORTHWEST OF
  SAINT HELENA SOUND...MOVING EAST AT 15 KT.

* SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO COOSAW
  RIVER...SOUTH EDISTO RIVER...STONO INLET BUOY...EDISTO FORTY
  REEF...KIAWAH REEF AND EDISTO SIXTY REEF.

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.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN CHARLESTON AT 1-888-383-2024.

&&

LAT...LON 3249 8047 3251 8044 3250 8042 3251 8041
      3255 8043 3258 8039 3255 8041 3253 8037
      3248 8034 3256 8021 3256 8017 3260 8008
      3262 7999 3263 8000 3254 7967 3234 8011
      3243 8047 3246 8049 3248 8048 3253 8052
TIME...MOT...LOC 2059Z 281DEG 15KT 3257 8025 3250 8050

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