Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
404 PM EDT THU MAY 19 2016

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 EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO
  40 NM...
  WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM
  TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 500 PM EDT

* AT 404 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER BUOY J...OR 17
  NM SOUTH OF SAVANNAH BUOY...MOVING EAST AT 30 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 35 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BUOY L...                         BUOY TENDER SAGEBRUSH...
  FERRY BOAT JANET...               R7 TOWER...
  LATEX BARGE...                    DREDGE HENRY...
  TUG SENASQUA...                   BUOY J...
  TUG MATT TURECAMO...              TUG ELMIRA...
  HONEY BARGE...                    C C A BUOY...
  TUG RIO APON...                   SAYLER BARGE...
  TUG DELTA DIAMOND...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 3144 8090 3178 8087 3191 8019 3150 8009
TIME...MOT...LOC 2004Z 262DEG 30KT 3164 8078

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$


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