Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 WHUS52 KCHS 220401 SMWCHS AMZ374-220445- /O.NEW.KCHS.MA.W.0051.160522T0401Z-160522T0445Z/ BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED SPECIAL MARINE WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 1201 AM EDT SUN MAY 22 2016 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A * SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR... WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO 60 NM... * UNTIL 1245 AM EDT * AT 1201 AM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 20 NM SOUTHEAST OF R7 TOWER TO 8 NM EAST OF R2 TOWER...MOVING EAST AT 30 KNOTS. HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 35 KNOTS OR GREATER. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. * STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS. && LAT...LON 3137 8053 3158 8003 3156 7989 3146 7995 3142 8004 3137 8007 3122 8020 TIME...MOT...LOC 0401Z 280DEG 30KT 3154 8005 3140 8039 HAIL...0.00IN WIND...>34KTS $$

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