Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
954 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

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 SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20
  NM...
  WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO
  40 NM...

* UNTIL 1100 PM EDT

* AT 954 PM EDT...METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...LOCATED OVER FRIPP
  ISLAND WRECK...OR NEAR FRIPP INLET BUOY...MOVING EAST AT 30 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...EDISTO SIXTY REEF...EDISTO FORTY REEF...
  PELICAN BANK...N. EDISTO NEARSHORE REEF...KIAWAH REEF...HUNTING
  ISLAND REEF AND FRIPP ISLAND REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3255 7983 3229 7990 3212 7991 3221 8064
      3227 8061 3227 8057 3233 8045 3240 8043
      3243 8047 3250 8048 3249 8042 3247 8042
      3247 8040 3251 8036 3248 8034 3251 8029
TIME...MOT...LOC 0154Z 272DEG 30KT 3229 8047

$$

CB



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