Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
253 PM EDT SAT JUN 27 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...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM ...
  INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...
  WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO
  40 NM...

* UNTIL 345 PM EDT

* AT 252 PM EDT...MARINE WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED A THUNDERSTORM
  PRODUCING THREE SEPARATE WATERSPOUTS...JUST OFFSHORE OF TYBEE
  ISLAND...MOVING EAST AT 40 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BETSY ROSS REEF...BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...CHANNEL BUOY 5...110
  DEGREE OLYMPIC BUOY...MOTHERLODE BARGE...BUOY K C...GASKINS BANK
  WRECK...WHITEWATER REEF...SAILBOAT JUPITER...GASKIN BANKS...
  SAVANNAH BUOY AND HILTON HEAD REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3207 8087 3228 7995 3194 7989 3186 8048
      3188 8053 3185 8055 3180 8087 3197 8087
      3197 8086 3199 8086 3199 8085 3203 8085
      3202 8087
TIME...MOT...LOC 1852Z 260DEG 40KT 3196 8079

$$

FWA


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