Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
101 AM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM ...
  INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...

* UNTIL 300 AM EDT

* AT 100 AM EDT...METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR WASSAW SOUND BUOY TO 6 NM
  NORTHEAST OF CHANNEL BUOY 5 TO 7 NM SOUTH OF BETSY ROSS REEF...
  MOVING NORTH AT 10 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...GENERAL GORDON...BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...
  WASSAW SOUND BUOY...WHITEWATER REEF...HUNTING ISLAND REEF...FRIPP
  ISLAND REEF...HILTON HEAD REEF...BETSY ROSS REEF...CHANNEL BUOY
  5...GASKINS BANK WRECK...GASKIN BANKS...SAVANNAH BUOY AND FISH
  AMERICA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 3201 8084 3205 8092 3212 8084 3211 8081
      3214 8075 3222 8065 3227 8065 3227 8057
      3232 8046 3240 8043 3232 8015 3210 8018
      3201 8029 3194 8047 3181 8058 3192 8093
TIME...MOT...LOC 0500Z 190DEG 12KT 3200 8089 3207 8070 3194 8046

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