Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
422 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

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...
  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 545 PM EST

* AT 421 PM EST...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 7 NM NORTH OF
  WASSAW SOUND BUOY...MOVING EAST AT 40 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 35 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  SAYLER BARGE...                   BUOY K C...
  BUOY J...                         BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...
  BETSY ROSS REEF...                EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF...
  TUG SENASQUA...                   D U A BUOY...
  FRIPP ISLAND REEF...              LATEX BARGE...
  BUOY L...                         FISH AMERICA...
  SAILBOAT JUPITER...               PELICAN BANK...
  MOTHERLODE BARGE...               C A T BUOY...
  110 DEGREE OLYMPIC BUOY...        WASSAW SOUND BUOY...
  GASKIN BANKS...                   GENERAL GORDON...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3175 8115 3198 8089 3204 8095 3213 8088
      3216 8077 3232 8067 3229 8061 3234 8048
      3254 8057 3259 8053 3252 8046 3257 8044
      3251 8029 3250 8029 3248 8033 3220 7969
      3154 8048 3167 8117
TIME...MOT...LOC 2121Z 257DEG 41KT 3203 8097

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

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