Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1202 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  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 130 AM EDT

* AT 1202 AM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 16 NM NORTHEAST
  OF R7 TOWER...MOVING EAST AT 35 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.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 3214 7950 3204 7966 3195 7987 3186 7995
      3189 8018 3204 8023 3234 7973 3228 7932
TIME...MOT...LOC 0402Z 248DEG 33KT 3202 8007

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$


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