Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1154 AM EDT THU AUG 14 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
  60 NM...

* UNTIL 130 PM EDT

* AT 1154 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35
  KNOTS...8 NM NORTHEAST OF M2R6 TOWER...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 KT.

* THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL OTHERWISE REMAIN AWAY FROM
  SIGNIFICANT MARINE LOCATIONS ACROSS THE INDICATED AREA.

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.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN CHARLESTON AT 1-888-383-2024.

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LAT...LON 3141 8027 3161 8038 3173 8019 3158 7988
      3146 7995 3144 7998 3143 8002 3134 8009
      3128 8015
TIME...MOT...LOC 1554Z 315DEG 19KT 3163 8015

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