Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
956 AM EDT WED JUN 3 2015

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 NOON EDT

* AT 954 AM EDT...METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A LINE OF SEVERE
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT AND
  POSSIBLY WATERSPOUTS ...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR
  N. EDISTO NEARSHORE REEF TO NEAR EDISTO SIXTY REEF TO 11 NM EAST
  OF BETSY ROSS REEF...MOVING EAST AT 25 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  JOE SHUFORD REEF...CAPERS MID SHELF...LOWCOUNTRY ANGLERS...AIR
  FORCE REEF...CHARLESTON NEARSHORE REEF...CHARLESTON SIXTY...DOUG
  MELLICHAMP REEF...EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF...EDISTO SIXTY REEF...N.
  EDISTO NEARSHORE REEF...CHARLESTON COASTAL ANGLERS...KIAWAH REEF...
  COMANCHE REEF AND Y-73 REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3246 7898 3231 7928 3204 7966 3195 7987
      3181 8000 3197 8028 3240 8015 3259 8012
      3261 8001 3267 7991 3275 7986 3270 7872
TIME...MOT...LOC 1354Z 282DEG 24KT 3261 8011 3239 8008 3203 8019

$$

CB



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