Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1039 PM EDT WED JUL 1 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...
  WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO
  40 NM...
  WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO EDISTO BEACH SC EXTENDING FROM
  20 NM TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 1245 AM EDT

* AT 1039 PM EDT...METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...LOCATED NEAR N.
  EDISTO NEARSHORE REEF...MOVING EAST AT 25 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BULL BREAKERS...CAPERS REEF...JOE SHUFORD REEF...CAPERS MID
  SHELF...LOWCOUNTRY ANGLERS...RATTLESNAKE SHOAL...AIR FORCE REEF...
  CHARLESTON NEARSHORE REEF...CHARLESTON SIXTY...DOUG MELLICHAMP
  REEF...EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF...JIMMY LELAND TUG...DEVEAUX BANK...
  CHARLESTON COASTAL ANGLERS...KIAWAH REEF...COMANCHE REEF AND Y-73
  REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THIS 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 3287 7934 3269 7913 3243 7903 3231 7928
      3211 7956 3212 7990 3214 8010 3227 8006
      3253 8008 3251 8027 3259 8013 3261 8000
      3265 7997 3269 7989 3274 7987 3281 7972
      3283 7972 3288 7963
TIME...MOT...LOC 0239Z 264DEG 26KT 3246 8011

$$

CB


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