Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
513 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...
  WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANAH GA EXTENDING FROM FROM 20 NM
  TO 40 NM...
  WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
  60 NM...
  WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO EDISTO BEACH SC EXTENDING FROM
  20 NM TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 715 PM EDT

* AT 512 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 6 NM SOUTH OF PARRIS ISLAND
  REEF TO NEAR DOBOY SOUND BUOY D...MOVING EAST AT 30 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  R7 TOWER...BUOY B L...C A T BUOY...BUOY B H...FRIPP ISLAND REEF...
  HILTON HEAD REEF...EDISTO SIXTY REEF...DOBOY SOUND BUOY D...TUG RIO
  APON...FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...SEA BUOY 2W...BUOY L...BEAUFORT 45 FEET
  REEF...CAPERS MID SHELF...TUG RIO CARONI...DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF...
  BUOY J...K T K BUOY...SAPELO BUOY S AND STEEL BARGE MODENA.

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 3128 8131 3183 8104 3199 8085 3205 8092
      3222 8065 3227 8065 3233 8045 3240 8043
      3256 8055 3250 8036 3259 8040 3248 8034
      3229 7989 3269 7924 3230 7929 3172 8014
      3158 7988 3111 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 2112Z 292DEG 28KT 3221 8066 3144 8121

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