Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
000 WHUS52 KCHS 142223 SMWCHS AMZ374-142315- /O.NEW.KCHS.MA.W.0146.141014T2223Z-141014T2315Z/ BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED SPECIAL MARINE WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 623 PM EDT TUE OCT 14 2014 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A * SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR... WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO 60 NM... * UNTIL 715 PM EDT * AT 622 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KNOTS...FROM 11 NM WEST OF R7 TOWER TO 10 NM SOUTHWEST OF R3 TOWER...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 KT. * SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE R7 TOWER AND THE R8 TOWER. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... PREPARE FOR STRONG WIND GUSTS AND SUDDEN WIND SHIFTS...STEEP AND RAPIDLY BUILDING WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING AND POOR VISIBILITY IN HEAVY RAIN AND BLOWING SPRAY. BE SURE ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES. TURN ON BILGE PUMPS. A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT WEDNESDAY MORNING FOR SOUTHEAST GEORGIA AND SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA. && LAT...LON 3113 8036 3134 8043 3179 8058 3188 8053 3158 7988 3146 7995 3142 8004 3134 8009 3120 8023 3111 8028 TIME...MOT...LOC 2222Z 230DEG 31KT 3182 8048 3114 8026 $$

USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.