Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
317 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 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...
  WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
  60 NM...

* UNTIL 515 PM EDT

* AT 317 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35
  KNOTS...FROM 11 NM SOUTHWEST OF SAPELO SOUND TO 7 NM
  WEST OF ALTAMAHA SOUND...MOVING EAST AT 35 KT.

* SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO ALT
  BUOY...SAPELO BUOY S...DRH BUOY AND BUOY J.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3136 8138 3140 8135 3139 8140 3141 8139
      3142 8139 3142 8132 3143 8134 3139 8127
      3159 8115 3167 8006 3158 7988 3146 7995
      3111 8028 3123 8085 3128 8139 3131 8142
      3133 8138 3137 8144
TIME...MOT...LOC 1917Z 283DEG 35KT 3147 8138 3132 8142

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