Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
148 AM EDT THU JUN 25 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...

* UNTIL 245 AM EDT

* AT 148 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT AND LARGE HAIL...
  LOCATED 7 NM NORTH OF FRIPP INLET BUOY...MOVING EAST AT 15 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...EDISTO SIXTY REEF...EDISTO FORTY REEF...
  DEVEAUX BANK...PELICAN BANK...N. EDISTO NEARSHORE REEF...KIAWAH
  REEF...HUNTING ISLAND REEF AND FRIPP ISLAND REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THIS THUNDERSTORM MOVES OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY
WINDS AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE
UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

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 3241 7980 3210 8033 3226 8063 3233 8045
      3240 8043 3241 8046 3249 8048 3250 8050
      3249 8042 3253 8041 3247 8042 3247 8040
      3251 8037 3254 8040 3254 8039 3248 8034
      3256 8020 3256 8017 3260 8008
TIME...MOT...LOC 0548Z 287DEG 15KT 3246 8051

$$

JAQ


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