Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
638 PM EST WED FEB 25 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20
  NM...
  WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO EDISTO BEACH SC EXTENDING FROM
  20 NM TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 745 PM EST

* AT 637 PM EST...RADAR DETECTED A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...
  LOCATED FROM CHARLESTON NEARSHORE REEF TO NEAR CHARLESTON SIXTY...
  MOVING EAST AT 60 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 35 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...OVERTURNED AND CAPSIZED BOATS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  CAPERS REEF...                    JOE SHUFORD REEF...
  CHARLESTON SIXTY...               Y-73 REEF...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 3266 7877 3240 7976 3274 7968 3298 7902
      3298 7898 3280 7863
TIME...MOT...LOC 2337Z 249DEG 68KT 3269 7966 3249 7970

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

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