Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1130 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20
  NM TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 130 PM EDT

* AT 1130 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35
  KNOTS...FROM 8 NM SOUTHEAST OF COMANCHE REEF TO 13 NM EAST OF
  EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF...OR FROM 10 NM SOUTHWEST OF 41004 TO 13 NM
  EAST OF EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 KT.

* SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
  COMANCHE REEF...THE GARDENS...Y-73 REEF AND ANCHOR WRECK.

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.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN CHARLESTON AT 1-888-383-2024.

&&

LAT...LON 3231 7986 3267 7934 3269 7925 3274 7916
      3295 7894 3280 7863 3270 7872 3247 7896
      3239 7910 3236 7920 3223 7938 3216 7986
TIME...MOT...LOC 1530Z 237DEG 32KT 3236 7919 3225 7956

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