Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
220 PM EDT TUE JUL 21 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...

* UNTIL 345 PM EDT

* AT 219 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 18 NM NORTHWEST OF EDISTO FORTY
  REEF TO 6 NM NORTH OF PARRIS ISLAND REEF...MOVING EAST AT 20 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...EDISTO SIXTY REEF...EDISTO FORTY REEF...JOE
  SHUFORD REEF...DEVEAUX BANK...PELICAN BANK...N. EDISTO NEARSHORE
  REEF...KIAWAH REEF...LOWCOUNTRY ANGLERS...FRIPP INLET BUOY...
  CHARLESTON SIXTY...FRIPP ISLAND REEF AND HUNTING ISLAND REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS
AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

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 3260 7947 3239 7973 3222 8010 3215 8015
      3229 8054 3240 8043 3256 8055 3256 8054
      3249 8042 3254 8042 3247 8040 3255 8042
      3259 8040 3254 8040 3248 8034 3265 7994
TIME...MOT...LOC 1819Z 279DEG 21KT 3265 8044 3243 8071

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