Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
154 PM EST MON NOV 17 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 400 PM EST

* AT 153 PM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35
  KNOTS AND POSSIBLE WATERSPOUTS FROM 6 NM NORTH OF DRH BUOY TO 15
  NM SOUTH OF DRH BUOY...MOVING EAST AT 45 KT.

* SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO BUOY
  J...CCA BUOY...BUOY 41008 AND BUOY L.

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.

MOVE YOUR BOAT AWAY FROM WATERSPOUTS...WHICH CAN DEVELOP RAPIDLY AND
PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WINDS AND SEAS. BE SURE ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING
APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM EST MONDAY EVENING FOR
SOUTHEAST GEORGIA AND SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA.

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LAT...LON 3126 8110 3147 8106 3179 8067 3188 8052
      3158 7988 3146 7995 3142 8003 3124 8017
      3120 8023 3111 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 1853Z 259DEG 45KT 3140 8097 3106 8103

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