Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 WHUS52 KCHS 241250 SMWCHS AMZ330-350-370-372-241445- /O.NEW.KCHS.MA.W.0032.170424T1250Z-170424T1445Z/ BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED SPECIAL MARINE WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 850 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A * SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR... CHARLESTON HARBOR... 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 1045 AM EDT * AT 849 AM EDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 NM SOUTHEAST OF KIAWAH REEF TO NEAR EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF TO 26 NM EAST OF R7 TOWER...MOVING NORTH AT 30 KNOTS. HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 35 KNOTS OR GREATER. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... CAPERS ISLAND BUOY... JOE SHUFORD REEF... CAPERS REEF... BULL BREAKERS... CHARLESTON NEARSHORE REEF... EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF... CAPERS MID SHELF... AIR FORCE REEF... LOWCOUNTRY ANGLERS... COMANCHE REEF... KIAWAH REEF... CHARLESTON COASTAL ANGLERS... CHARLESTON SIXTY... DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF... RATTLESNAKE SHOAL... PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES. REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. && LAT...LON 3232 7925 3204 7966 3197 7982 3223 7983 3235 7996 3260 8016 3264 8002 3271 7991 3277 7999 3284 7995 3285 7990 3279 7984 3283 7976 3287 7972 3291 7964 3297 7965 3305 7958 3307 7950 TIME...MOT...LOC 1249Z 191DEG 28KT 3240 7989 3229 7982 3168 7979 WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE HAIL...0.00IN WIND...>34KTS $$

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