Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
357 PM EDT TUE JUL 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...
  WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
  60 NM...
  WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20
  NM TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 600 PM EDT

* AT 357 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35
  KNOTS... FROM 15 NM NORTHWEST OF SAINT CATHERINES BUOY TO 6 NM
  SOUTH OF ALTAMAHA SOUND...OR FROM 9 NM NORTHWEST OF SAINT
  CATHERINES SOUND TO 6 NM SOUTH OF ALTAMAHA SOUND...MOVING NORTHEAST
  AT 30 KT.

* SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO ALT
  BUOY...BUOY BL...SAPELO BUOY S...SAINT CATHERINES BUOY...DRH
  BUOY...BUOY STC...CAT BUOY...DUA BUOY...BUOY J...BUOY KC...
  CALIBOGUE SOUND...CCA BUOY...BUOY L...HILTON HEAD REEF...BEAUFORT
  45 FEET REEF...BETSY ROSS REEF...FRIPP ISLAND...FRIPP ISLAND
  WRECK...FRIPP ISLAND REEF...COOSAW RIVER...HUNTING ISLAND REEF...
  SOUTH EDISTO RIVER AND EDISTO SIXTY REEF.

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.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN CHARLESTON AT 1-888-383-2024.

&&

LAT...LON 3128 8139 3134 8128 3141 8139 3139 8127
      3172 8113 3197 8086 3206 8093 3223 8063
      3230 8065 3233 8046 3246 8049 3253 8041
      3247 8041 3253 8040 3230 7989 3196 7985
      3171 8014 3158 7988 3111 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 1957Z 247DEG 28KT 3178 8131 3121 8128

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