Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1034 AM EDT MON JUL 17 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...
  INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...
  WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM
  TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL NOON EDT

* AT 1033 AM EDT...A LINE OFTHUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 NM EAST OF
  BUOY L TO DOBOY SOUND BUOY D. THE THUNDERSTORMS WERE NEARLY
  STATIONARY. OTHER THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS IN THE WARNED AREA
  COULD PRODUCE WATERSPOUTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
           HAZARDOUS SEAS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  TUG RIO CARONI...                 BUOY B L...
  SAYLER BARGE...                   BUOY K C...
  DOBOY SOUND BUOY D...             BUOY J...
  K T K BUOY...                     SAPELO CHANNELBUOY 3...
  TUG SENASQUA...                   D U A BUOY...
  LATEX BARGE...                    BUOY L...
  SAILBOAT JUPITER...               BUOY B H...
  MOTHERLODE BARGE...               C A T BUOY...
  110 DEGREE OLYMPIC BUOY...        WASSAW SOUND BUOY...
  TUG RIO APON...                   C C A BUOY...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3180 8110 3203 8086 3170 8013 3124 8100
      3128 8129
TIME...MOT...LOC 1433Z 201DEG 1KT 3179 8048 3135 8122

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

$$

MTE


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