Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
642 PM EDT THU JUL 23 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 SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM ...
  INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...

* UNTIL 845 PM EDT

* AT 641 PM EDT...METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 10 NM WEST OF PARRIS ISLAND
  REEF TO 19 NM WEST OF SAPELO CHANNELBUOY 3...MOVING EAST AT 25 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BUOY TENDER SAGEBRUSH...GENERAL GORDON...BUOY B L...C A T BUOY...D
  R H BUOY...BUOY B H...FRIPP ISLAND REEF...HILTON HEAD REEF...TUG
  ELMIRA...EDISTO SIXTY REEF...DOBOY SOUND BUOY D...JOHN BIRD...
  SAPELO CHANNELBUOY 3...CHANNEL BUOY 5...TUG RIO APON...110 DEGREE
  OLYMPIC BUOY...D U A BUOY...FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...SEA BUOY OS AND
  SEA BUOY 2W.

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 THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3132 8129 3141 8139 3138 8127 3172 8113
      3203 8085 3205 8092 3223 8063 3230 8065
      3227 8064 3233 8045 3240 8043 3256 8055
      3229 7992 3188 8054 3157 8081 3124 8094
      3129 8141 3136 8144
TIME...MOT...LOC 2241Z 304DEG 24KT 3234 8092 3156 8150

$$

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