Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1227 PM EST WED FEB 15 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...
  WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO EDISTO BEACH SC EXTENDING FROM
  20 NM TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 230 PM EST

* AT 1226 PM EST...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 11 NM NORTHWEST
  OF N. EDISTO NEARSHORE REEF...MOVING EAST AT 50 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 40 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  CAPERS ISLAND BUOY...             JOE SHUFORD REEF...
  Y-73 REEF...                      CAPERS REEF...
  BULL BREAKERS...                  CHARLESTON NEARSHORE REEF...
  CAPERS MID SHELF...               AIR FORCE REEF...
  JIMMY LELAND TUG...               LOWCOUNTRY ANGLERS...
  COMANCHE REEF...                  KIAWAH REEF...
  HECTOR REEF...                    N. EDISTO NEARSHORE REEF...
  CHARLESTON COASTAL ANGLERS...     CHARLESTON SIXTY...
  DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF...           RATTLESNAKE SHOAL...
  DEVEAUX BANK...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3280 7863 3246 7898 3233 7924 3249 8034
      3251 8036 3250 8044 3262 8040 3252 8032
      3264 8002 3271 7991 3277 7999 3284 7995
      3279 7984 3283 7976 3291 7964 3297 7965
      3306 7957 3303 7940 3312 7934
TIME...MOT...LOC 1726Z 269DEG 50KT 3264 8027

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

$$


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