Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
243 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 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 SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...
  INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20
  NM...
  WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
  60 NM...
  WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20
  NM TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 445 PM EDT

* AT 241 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED
  BANDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN
  EXCESS OF 35 KNOTS...FROM CAPE ROMAIN REEF TO DRH BUOY...OR FROM
  14 NM SOUTHEAST OF SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO 10 NM SOUTHWEST OF
  41008...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 20 KT.

* SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO DRH
  BUOY...BUOY J...ALT BUOY...BETSY ROSS REEF...THE LEDGE...CCA BUOY
  AND BUOY L.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU ARE IN SAFE PORT...REMAIN THERE. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
WILL  PRODUCE STRONG WIND..HAZARDOUS SEAS...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.

&&

LAT...LON 3128 8122 3211 8041 3304 7911 3280 7863
      3247 7896 3195 7988 3171 8014 3158 7988
      3111 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 1841Z 077DEG 18KT 3296 7907 3218 7954
          3213 8026 3126 8098

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