Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
414 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO
  40 NM...
  WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM
  TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 615 PM EDT

* AT 414 PM EDT...METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 NM NORTH OF BUOY L TO NEAR C
  C A BUOY...MOVING EAST AT 20 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BUOY L...R7 TOWER...LATEX BARGE...SAYLER BARGE...DREDGE HENRY...TUG
  DELTA DIAMOND AND TUG SENASQUA.

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.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3168 8068 3192 8049 3202 8027 3198 7983
      3194 7989 3177 8006 3171 8015 3170 8013
      3161 8022
TIME...MOT...LOC 2014Z 255DEG 22KT 3187 8064 3173 8078

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