Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
833 PM EDT SUN JUL 16 2017

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 1030 PM EDT

* AT 832 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NEAR EDISTO FORTY REEF...OR 7 NM WEST OF N.
  EDISTO NEARSHORE REEF...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 35 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
           HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY
           HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  CAPERS ISLAND BUOY...             CAPERS REEF...
  BULL BREAKERS...                  CHARLESTON NEARSHORE REEF...
  AIR FORCE REEF...                 JIMMY LELAND TUG...
  LOWCOUNTRY ANGLERS...             KIAWAH REEF...
  N. EDISTO NEARSHORE REEF...       CHARLESTON COASTAL ANGLERS...
  RATTLESNAKE SHOAL...              DEVEAUX BANK...
  EDISTO FORTY REEF...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 3288 7923 3239 8012 3248 8034 3258 8023
      3264 8002 3270 7991 3273 7992 3277 7999
      3283 7996 3285 7992 3279 7984 3283 7976
      3287 7972 3291 7964 3297 7965 3300 7962
      3306 7949 3303 7946 3303 7940 3307 7937
TIME...MOT...LOC 0032Z 242DEG 19KT 3251 8024

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

NED



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