Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 WHUS52 KCHS 031920 SMWCHS AMZ350-370-372-032045- /O.NEW.KCHS.MA.W.0069.150703T1920Z-150703T2045Z/ BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED SPECIAL MARINE WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 320 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A * SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR... 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... WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO EDISTO BEACH SC EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO 40 NM... * UNTIL 445 PM EDT * AT 319 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DANGEROUS WINDS IN EXCESS OF 50 KT...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM BULL BREAKERS TO HUNTING ISLAND REEF...MOVING EAST AT 55 KT. * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... CAPERS MID SHELF...DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF...Y-73 REEF...COMANCHE REEF AND EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... AS THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS. FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS. && A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM EDT FOR THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS. LAT...LON 3246 7898 3231 7928 3201 7971 3196 7986 3208 8020 3222 8009 3229 7991 3231 7995 3266 7934 3272 7918 3295 7893 3280 7863 TIME...MOT...LOC 1919Z 274DEG 53KT 3288 7955 3224 8035 $$

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