Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
248 PM EDT TUE MAY 17 2016

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...

* UNTIL 415 PM EDT

* AT 248 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 9 NM NORTH OF ST.
  SIMONS ISLAND...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 35 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  A L T BUOY...                     DOBOY SOUND BUOY D...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 3139 8144 3144 8139 3146 8133 3143 8128
      3150 8124 3151 8100 3125 8105 3128 8123
      3128 8132 3130 8137 3128 8138 3131 8144
TIME...MOT...LOC 1848Z 219DEG 31KT 3133 8138

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

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