Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1232 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 115 AM EDT

* AT 1231 AM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 14 NM SOUTH OF
  HORSESHOE REEF...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS.

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

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3271 7871 3261 7883 3272 7896 3288 7877
      3280 7863
TIME...MOT...LOC 0431Z 228DEG 20KT 3271 7883

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

$$



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