Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
650 PM EDT WED JUL 19 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  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 845 PM EDT

* AT 649 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR CAPE ROMAIN REEF TO NEAR JOE SHUFORD REEF TO
  NEAR FRIPP ISLAND REEF...MOVING EAST AT 45 KNOTS. THESE STORMS
  HAVE A HISTORY OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 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...
  EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF...           CAPERS MID SHELF...
  Y-73 REEF...                      DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF...
  COMANCHE REEF...                  BUOY 41004...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3246 7898 3231 7928 3201 7971 3200 7974
      3216 8014 3222 8010 3231 7985 3240 7971
      3250 7961 3267 7934 3272 7918 3295 7894
      3280 7863
TIME...MOT...LOC 2249Z 279DEG 45KT 3297 7907 3257 7958 3232 8034

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

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