Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 WHUS52 KCHS 191917 SMWCHS AMZ354-374-192115- /O.NEW.KCHS.MA.W.0112.140819T1917Z-140819T2115Z/ BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED SPECIAL MARINE WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 317 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014 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... WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO 60 NM... * UNTIL 515 PM EDT * AT 317 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KNOTS...FROM 11 NM SOUTHWEST OF SAPELO SOUND TO 7 NM WEST OF ALTAMAHA SOUND...MOVING EAST AT 35 KT. * SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO ALT BUOY...SAPELO BUOY S...DRH BUOY AND BUOY J. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... PREPARE FOR STRONG WIND GUSTS AND SUDDEN WIND SHIFTS...STEEP AND RAPIDLY BUILDING WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING AND POOR VISIBILITY IN HEAVY RAIN AND BLOWING SPRAY. BE SURE ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES. TURN ON BILGE PUMPS. TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON AT 1-888-383-2024. && LAT...LON 3136 8138 3140 8135 3139 8140 3141 8139 3142 8139 3142 8132 3143 8134 3139 8127 3159 8115 3167 8006 3158 7988 3146 7995 3111 8028 3123 8085 3128 8139 3131 8142 3133 8138 3137 8144 TIME...MOT...LOC 1917Z 283DEG 35KT 3147 8138 3132 8142 $$

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