Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
355 PM EDT THU JUL 23 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 600 PM EDT

* AT 354 PM EDT...METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...LOCATED OVER BUOY
  GRS...OR 18 NM WEST OF R2 TOWER...MOVING EAST AT 20 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  SAPELO BUOY S...STEEL BARGE MODENA...DOBOY SOUND BUOY D...R2
  TOWER...HONEY BARGE...JOHN BIRD...TUG RIO CARONI...SAPELO
  CHANNELBUOY 3...BUOY GRS...D R H BUOY...BUOY B H...A L T BUOY AND K
  T K BUOY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 3128 8123 3157 8112 3145 7996 3142 8004
      3111 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 1954Z 287DEG 22KT 3140 8093

$$

JRL



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