Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
924 AM EDT SUN JUL 16 2017

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 1015 AM EDT

* AT 923 AM EDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS WERE
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR FRIPP ISLAND WRECK TO NEAR
  HILTON HEAD REEF. THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE NEARLY STATIONARY.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  HUNTING ISLAND REEF...            FRIPP ISLAND REEF...
  GENERAL GORDON...                 BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...
  FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS
SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3237 8020 3201 8052 3201 8075 3238 8040
TIME...MOT...LOC 1323Z 285DEG 4KT 3231 8038 3205 8063

WATERSPOUT...OBSERVED
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...<34KTS

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