Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
320 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20
  NM...
  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 445 PM EDT

* AT 319 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DANGEROUS WINDS IN EXCESS OF
  50 KT...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM BULL BREAKERS TO
  HUNTING ISLAND REEF...MOVING EAST AT 55 KT.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS
AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

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

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM EDT FOR
THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

LAT...LON 3246 7898 3231 7928 3201 7971 3196 7986
      3208 8020 3222 8009 3229 7991 3231 7995
      3266 7934 3272 7918 3295 7893 3280 7863
TIME...MOT...LOC 1919Z 274DEG 53KT 3288 7955 3224 8035

$$


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