Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1048 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20
  NM TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 1245 AM EDT

* AT 1047 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35
  KNOTS... FROM 20 NM NORTH OF ANCHOR WRECK TO 34 NM WEST OF THE
  GARDENS...OR FROM 12 NM SOUTHEAST OF SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO 5 NM
  SOUTHEAST OF N. EDISTO NEARSHORE REEF...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 KT.

* SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO ANCHOR
  WRECK...THE GARDENS...Y-73 REEF AND COMANCHE REEF.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3231 7985 3267 7934 3269 7925 3274 7916
      3295 7894 3287 7876 3278 7865 3247 7896
      3231 7929 3215 7948
TIME...MOT...LOC 0247Z 314DEG 29KT 3301 7907 3247 8001

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