Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
559 PM EDT FRI AUG 21 2015

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 730 PM EDT

* AT 559 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 NEAR SEA BUOY 2W TO BUOY B L...
  MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BUOY TENDER SAGEBRUSH...BUOY B L...C A T BUOY...TUG SENASQUA...D R
  H BUOY...BUOY B H...TUG MATT TURECAMO...TUG ELMIRA...DOBOY SOUND
  BUOY D...JOHN BIRD...SAPELO CHANNELBUOY 3...TUG RIO APON...110
  DEGREE OLYMPIC BUOY...D U A BUOY...SEA BUOY OS...SEA BUOY 2W...BUOY
  L...FERRY BOAT JANET...41008...TUG RIO CARONI AND LATEX BARGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 3137 8137 3132 8129 3137 8128 3137 8135
      3141 8139 3140 8132 3143 8132 3138 8127
      3162 8113 3162 8114 3170 8113 3196 8086
      3173 8042 3123 8091 3129 8141 3130 8142
      3133 8138 3135 8144 3136 8144
TIME...MOT...LOC 2159Z 313DEG 31KT 3188 8084 3162 8110

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