Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1137 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

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 SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
  60 NM...
  WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20
  NM TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 130 PM EDT

* AT 1135 AM EDT...SATELLITE IMAGERY AND NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
  DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF CUMULUS CLOUDS AND
  SCATTERED SHOWERS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS...LOCATED FROM
  8 NM NORTHWEST OF DUA BUOY TO 9 NM SOUTHEAST OF R2 TOWER...OR FROM
  OSSABAW SOUND TO 9 NM SOUTHEAST OF R2 TOWER...MOVING WEST AT
  5 KT. WATERSPOUTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED NEAR THE GEORGIA COAST.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE YOUR BOAT AWAY FROM WATERSPOUTS...WHICH CAN DEVELOP RAPIDLY AND
PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WINDS AND SEAS. BE SURE ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING
APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES.

&&

LAT...LON 3136 8138 3142 8139 3142 8132 3143 8134
      3139 8127 3162 8113 3172 8113 3197 8086
      3202 8084 3206 8093 3221 8068 3188 8010
      3173 8010 3171 8014 3169 8010 3131 8012
      3111 8028 3129 8142 3133 8138 3137 8144
TIME...MOT...LOC 1535Z 108DEG 7KT 3184 8106 3134 8089
          3131 8043

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