Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
541 PM EDT WED JUL 22 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...

* UNTIL 745 PM EDT

* AT 540 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...LOCATED OVER PARRIS
  ISLAND REEF...OR 10 NM WEST OF FRIPP INLET BUOY...MOVING SOUTHEAST
  AT 10 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...GENERAL GORDON...PELICAN BANK...BEAUFORT 45
  FEET REEF...GASKINS BANK WRECK...GASKIN BANKS...HUNTING ISLAND
  REEF...FISH AMERICA...FRIPP ISLAND REEF AND HILTON HEAD REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THIS THUNDERSTORM MOVES OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY
WINDS AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE
UNTIL THE 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.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3215 8073 3218 8071 3223 8063 3227 8065
      3226 8063 3227 8057 3233 8045 3240 8043
      3241 8046 3249 8048 3249 8042 3247 8042
      3250 8036 3232 8013 3194 8059 3212 8080
TIME...MOT...LOC 2140Z 309DEG 9KT 3230 8067

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