Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
753 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM...
  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 945 AM EDT

* AT 751 AM EDT...METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...LOCATED NEAR EDISTO
  OFFSHORE REEF...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  EDISTO SIXTY REEF...JOE SHUFORD REEF...CAPERS MID SHELF...KIAWAH
  REEF...COMANCHE REEF...CHARLESTON SIXTY...DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF...
  Y-73 REEF AND EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.

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 3231 7928 3204 7966 3194 7988 3217 8016
      3245 8008 3266 7979 3268 7943 3245 7899
TIME...MOT...LOC 1151Z 305DEG 9KT 3226 7976

$$

CB


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