Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHARLESTON HARBOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20
  NM...

* UNTIL 745 PM EDT

* AT 542 PM EDT...METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 12 NM NORTHWEST OF CAPERS
  ISLAND BUOY TO 7 NM NORTHWEST OF STONO INSHORE REEF...MOVING
  SOUTHEAST AT 15 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BULL BREAKERS...JIMMY LELAND TUG...CAPERS REEF...JOE SHUFORD
  REEF...CHARLESTON COASTAL ANGLERS...LOWCOUNTRY ANGLERS...
  RATTLESNAKE SHOAL...AIR FORCE REEF...CHARLESTON NEARSHORE REEF AND
  CHARLESTON SIXTY.

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 THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3300 7949 3301 7936 3303 7935 3288 7903
      3272 7918 3267 7934 3238 7974 3257 8016
      3261 8000 3269 7989 3275 7987 3275 7991
      3281 7993 3275 7984 3291 7958 3296 7962
      3303 7954 3304 7954 3304 7951
TIME...MOT...LOC 2142Z 311DEG 17KT 3299 7988 3275 8013

$$

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