Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
937 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20
  NM...
  WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO EDISTO BEACH SC EXTENDING FROM
  20 NM TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 1100 AM EDT

* AT 937 AM EDT...THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS
  WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR EAST BANK BUOY TO 18
  NM EAST OF Y-73 REEF...MOVING SOUTH AT 30 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 35 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
           HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY
           HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  SOUTH SANTEE RIVER ENTRANCE...    HECTOR REEF...
  JIMMY LELAND TUG...               CAPERS MID SHELF...
  CAPE ROMAIN REEF...               COMANCHE REEF...
  DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF...           Y-73 REEF...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3313 7930 3280 7863 3246 7898 3231 7928
      3217 7947 3283 7945
TIME...MOT...LOC 1337Z 352DEG 28KT 3310 7917 3253 7894

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$



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