Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
959 AM EDT THU JUL 21 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...

* UNTIL 1100 AM EDT

* AT 958 AM EDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS WERE
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM HUNTING ISLAND REEF TO NEAR
  CHANNEL BUOY 5...MOVING SOUTH AT 5 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 35 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
           HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY
           HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...             BETSY ROSS REEF...
  GENERAL GORDON...                 BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...
  GASKINS BANK WRECK...             WHITEWATER REEF...
  FRIPP INLET BUOY...               GASKIN BANKS...
  HUNTING ISLAND REEF...            FISH AMERICA...
  FRIPP ISLAND REEF...              HILTON HEAD REEF...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3210 8089 3216 8077 3243 8036 3226 8000
      3221 8011 3211 8017 3204 8024 3194 8047
      3188 8053 3202 8084
TIME...MOT...LOC 1358Z 000DEG 12KT 3223 8035 3201 8074

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

$$

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