Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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WHUS52 KCHS 241253
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AMZ350-352-370-372-241400-
/O.NEW.KCHS.MA.W.0105.160724T1253Z-160724T1400Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
853 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

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...
  WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO
  40 NM...
  WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO EDISTO BEACH SC EXTENDING FROM
  20 NM TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 1000 AM EDT

* AT 853 AM EDT...SHOWERS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS WERE
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR CHARLESTON SIXTY TO 11 NM
  EAST OF BETSY ROSS REEF. THE SHOWERS WERE NEARLY STATIONARY.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
           HAZARDOUS SEAS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF...           BETSY ROSS REEF...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3262 7977 3206 8045 3186 8024 3244 7954
TIME...MOT...LOC 1253Z 099DEG 2KT 3249 7971 3203 8020

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...<34KTS

$$



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