Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
321 PM EDT FRI AUG 15 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...

* UNTIL 515 PM EDT

* AT 321 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35
  KNOTS... FROM 12 NM WEST OF BUOY BL TO 15 NM WEST OF ALTAMAHA
  SOUND...OR FROM 6 NM NORTHWEST OF SAPELO SOUND TO 15 NM WEST OF
  ALTAMAHA SOUND...MOVING EAST AT 10 KT.

* SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO BUOY
  BL...SAINT CATHERINES BUOY...SAPELO BUOY S...DRH BUOY...CAT BUOY...
  BUOY STC AND ALT BUOY.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3136 8137 3140 8135 3139 8140 3141 8139
      3142 8138 3140 8134 3143 8134 3143 8131
      3139 8127 3144 8123 3162 8113 3168 8114
      3172 8066 3157 8081 3124 8094 3129 8142
      3133 8138 3133 8143 3137 8144
TIME...MOT...LOC 1921Z 270DEG 8KT 3161 8131 3140 8157

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