Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
950 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20
  NM TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 1145 PM EDT

* AT 948 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40
  KNOTS...FREQUENT CLOUD TO WATER LIGHTNING...TORRENTIAL RAINFALL
  WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY AND WATERSPOUTS FROM 9 NM NORTHWEST OF
  THE LEDGE TO 22 NM SOUTHEAST OF R7 TOWER...OR FROM 11 NM SOUTH
  OF EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF TO R8 TOWER...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 KT.

* SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE
  LEDGE...COMANCHE REEF...Y-73 REEF...THE GARDENS AND ANCHOR WRECK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU ARE PREPARING TO DEPART FROM A SAFE HARBOR...DELAY YOUR
DEPARTURE UNTIL THE THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS PASSES.

THESE THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE WATERSPOUTS AT ANY TIME.

&&

LAT...LON 3188 8052 3194 8047 3204 8024 3222 8010
      3233 7982 3267 7934 3272 7918 3295 7894
      3280 7863 3247 7896 3231 7929 3203 7966
      3195 7988 3173 8012 3171 8015
TIME...MOT...LOC 0148Z 203DEG 49KT 3209 7988 3159 7995

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