Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
637 PM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM ...
  INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...
  WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM
  TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 830 PM EDT

* AT 637 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 12 NM WEST OF ST CATHERINES
  BUOY 3 TO 16 NM SOUTHEAST OF JEKYLL ISLAND...MOVING EAST AT 40 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BUOY TENDER SAGEBRUSH...R2 TOWER...BUOY B L...C A T BUOY...TUG
  SENASQUA...D R H BUOY...BUOY B H...TUG MATT TURECAMO...TUG
  ELMIRA...DOBOY SOUND BUOY D...JOHN BIRD...SAPELO CHANNELBUOY 3...
  CHANNEL BUOY 5...TUG RIO APON...110 DEGREE OLYMPIC BUOY...D U A
  BUOY...SEA BUOY OS...SEA BUOY 2W...BUOY L AND FERRY BOAT JANET.

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.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA.

LAT...LON 3129 8139 3135 8144 3135 8143 3137 8136
      3132 8129 3137 8128 3141 8139 3140 8132
      3143 8132 3138 8127 3162 8113 3162 8114
      3172 8113 3202 8084 3158 7988 3111 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 2237Z 258DEG 39KT 3174 8131 3095 8111

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