Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
506 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 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...
  WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO
  40 NM...
  WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM
  TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 700 PM EDT

* AT 506 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS AND WINDS IN
  EXCESS OF 40 KT...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 8 NM
  NORTHWEST OF WASSAW SOUND BUOY TO NEAR DOBOY SOUND BUOY D...MOVING
  NORTHEAST AT 20 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  R7 TOWER...BUOY B L...C A T BUOY...BUOY B H...FRIPP ISLAND REEF...
  HILTON HEAD REEF...EDISTO SIXTY REEF...DOBOY SOUND BUOY D...TUG RIO
  APON...FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...SEA BUOY 2W...BUOY L...BEAUFORT 45 FEET
  REEF...TUG RIO CARONI...BUOY J...K T K BUOY...SAPELO BUOY S...STEEL
  BARGE MODENA...HONEY BARGE AND ST CATHERINES BUOY 3.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 3137 8137 3137 8136 3136 8137 3132 8129
      3141 8137 3138 8127 3172 8113 3203 8085
      3205 8092 3223 8063 3230 8065 3227 8064
      3233 8045 3240 8043 3256 8055 3227 7986
      3118 8062 3129 8141 3130 8142
TIME...MOT...LOC 2106Z 243DEG 20KT 3204 8102 3131 8122

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