Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
717 PM EDT THU JUL 23 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 915 PM EDT

* AT 717 PM EDT...METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR PARRIS ISLAND REEF TO NEAR
  D U A BUOY TO 8 NM WEST OF DOBOY SOUND BUOY D...MOVING EAST AT 25
  KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  R2 TOWER...HONEY BARGE...R7 TOWER...BUOY GRS...LATEX BARGE...SAYLER
  BARGE...DREDGE HENRY...TUG DELTA DIAMOND...TUG SENASQUA AND EDISTO
  OFFSHORE REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

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 3124 8094 3160 8079 3172 8064 3192 8049
      3204 8025 3222 8010 3229 7990 3213 7951
      3201 7971 3195 7987 3183 7998 3171 8014
      3158 7988 3146 7995 3142 8004 3111 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 2317Z 271DEG 24KT 3228 8068 3175 8081 3134 8135

$$

DPB



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