Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
153 AM EDT WED OCT 15 2014

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 153 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KNOTS...
  OVER DUA BUOY...OR ABOUT 9 NM SOUTH OF SAVANNAH BUOY...MOVING
  NORTHEAST AT 25 KT.

* SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO BUOY
  KC...CALIBOGUE SOUND...HILTON HEAD REEF...BETSY ROSS REEF AND
  BEAUFORT 45 FEET 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 3195 8090 3197 8086 3199 8085 3202 8084
      3202 8087 3213 8083 3211 8083 3215 8074
      3223 8066 3221 8066 3223 8063 3217 8030
      3169 8079 3179 8097
TIME...MOT...LOC 0553Z 211DEG 27KT 3182 8083

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