Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
108 AM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

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 SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO EDISTO BEACH SC EXTENDING FROM
  20 NM TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 315 AM EDT

* AT 107 AM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR CAPERS REEF TO 13 NM SOUTHEAST OF HUNTING
  ISLAND REEF...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 35 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  R7 TOWER...                       EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF...
  CAPERS MID SHELF...               Y-73 REEF...
  DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF...           COMANCHE REEF...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3246 7898 3231 7928 3201 7971 3195 7987
      3171 8014 3188 8052 3204 8025 3222 8010
      3230 7987 3267 7934 3275 7914 3295 7894
      3279 7864
TIME...MOT...LOC 0507Z 296DEG 28KT 3280 7954 3211 8010

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

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