Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
329 PM EDT FRI AUG 15 2014

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 SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...
  INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...

* UNTIL 530 PM EDT

* AT 329 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35
  KNOTS... FROM 10 NM NORTH OF CALIBOGUE SOUND TO 19 NM WEST OF
  SAVANNAH RIVER...OR FROM 9 NM NORTHWEST OF HILTON HEAD ISLAND TO 15
  NM NORTHWEST OF OSSABAW SOUND...MOVING EAST AT 10 KT.

* SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
  CALIBOGUE SOUND...HUNTING ISLAND REEF...FRIPP ISLAND REEF...BETSY
  ROSS REEF...BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...HILTON HEAD REEF AND BUOY KC.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PREPARE FOR STRONG WIND GUSTS AND SUDDEN WIND SHIFTS...STEEP AND
RAPIDLY BUILDING WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING AND POOR VISIBILITY IN
HEAVY RAIN AND BLOWING SPRAY. BE SURE ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING
APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES. TURN ON BILGE PUMPS.

&&

LAT...LON 3201 8084 3206 8093 3205 8090 3213 8084
      3211 8082 3213 8077 3223 8066 3223 8063
      3226 8066 3230 8065 3227 8062 3226 8064
      3229 8053 3223 8007 3219 8013 3204 8024
      3192 8049 3177 8060 3188 8097
TIME...MOT...LOC 1929Z 284DEG 11KT 3226 8088 3204 8122

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