Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
414 PM EDT SUN AUG 23 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 SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM ...
  INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...

* UNTIL 515 PM EDT

* AT 414 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 20 NM NORTH OF PARRIS ISLAND
  REEF TO 20 NM NORTHWEST OF DOBOY SOUND BUOY D...MOVING EAST AT 40
  KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BUOY TENDER SAGEBRUSH...GENERAL GORDON...BUOY B L...C A T BUOY...D
  R H BUOY...BUOY B H...FRIPP ISLAND REEF...HILTON HEAD REEF...TUG
  ELMIRA...EDISTO SIXTY REEF...DOBOY SOUND BUOY D...JOHN BIRD...
  SAPELO CHANNELBUOY 3...CHANNEL BUOY 5...TUG RIO APON...110 DEGREE
  OLYMPIC BUOY...D U A BUOY...FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...SEA BUOY OS AND
  SEA BUOY 2W.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS
AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 3132 8129 3137 8132 3152 8118 3172 8113
      3197 8086 3203 8085 3205 8091 3226 8064
      3233 8045 3240 8043 3250 8050 3247 8040
      3251 8036 3230 7992 3222 8010 3187 8055
      3156 8082 3124 8094 3132 8133
TIME...MOT...LOC 2014Z 253DEG 41KT 3266 8069 3151 8154

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