Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1112 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHARLESTON HARBOR...
  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 115 PM EDT

* AT 1110 AM EDT...THE PUBLIC REPORTED MULTIPLE WATERSPOUTS FORMING
  ALONG A LINE OF SNOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR FRIPP INLET BUOY TO 10 NM SOUTH OF CHARLESTON
  SIXTY...MOVING NORTH AT 25 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...BULL BREAKERS...EDISTO FORTY REEF...CAPERS
  REEF...JOE SHUFORD REEF...GENERAL GORDON...BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...
  LOWCOUNTRY ANGLERS...RATTLESNAKE SHOAL...HUNTING ISLAND REEF...AIR
  FORCE REEF...CHARLESTON NEARSHORE REEF...CHARLESTON SIXTY...FRIPP
  ISLAND REEF...HECTOR REEF...JIMMY LELAND TUG...EDISTO SIXTY REEF...
  DEVEAUX BANK...PELICAN BANK AND N. EDISTO NEARSHORE REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THESE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ADDITIONAL
WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE
LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3298 7901 3245 7972 3204 8048 3216 8072
      3230 8065 3227 8065 3233 8045 3248 8044
      3261 8000 3273 7987 3282 7993 3280 7991
      3281 7972 3291 7957 3303 7954 3304 7954
      3301 7936 3311 7928
TIME...MOT...LOC 1510Z 201DEG 25KT 3228 8049 3239 7970

$$

CB



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