Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 WHUS52 KCHS 191704 SMWCHS AMZ352-354-370-374-191900- /O.NEW.KCHS.MA.W.0110.140819T1704Z-140819T1900Z/ BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED SPECIAL MARINE WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 104 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 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 300 PM EDT * AT 104 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KNOTS...FROM 19 NM WEST OF SAVANNAH RIVER TO 21 NM WEST OF BUOY BL...MOVING EAST AT 35 KT. * SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO CALIBOGUE SOUND...BUOY BL...SAINT CATHERINES BUOY...ALT BUOY...BUOY STC...SAPELO BUOY S...CAT BUOY...DUA BUOY...BUOY KC...DRH BUOY... HILTON HEAD REEF...BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...CCA BUOY...BUOY J...BUOY L...BETSY ROSS REEF AND THE LEDGE. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... IF YOU ARE OPERATING A SMALL CRAFT...IF POSSIBLE SEEK SAFE HARBOR NOW. IF YOU CANNOT REACH A SAFE PORT...PREPARE FOR THE RAPID ONSET OF DANGEROUS THUNDERSTORM CONDITIONS WHICH CAN RAPIDLY CAPSIZE AND SINK SMALL CRAFT AND CAN IMPACT THE SEAWORTHINESS OF LARGER CRAFT. BE SURE ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES. TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON AT 1-888-383-2024. && LAT...LON 3129 8142 3134 8140 3133 8129 3134 8128 3135 8141 3136 8142 3138 8136 3142 8138 3139 8127 3172 8113 3197 8086 3202 8084 3207 8092 3223 8066 3208 7959 3195 7988 3171 8014 3159 7989 3111 8028 TIME...MOT...LOC 1704Z 280DEG 37KT 3212 8118 3166 8146 $$

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