Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
219 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2015

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...

* UNTIL 345 PM EDT

* AT 219 PM EDT...METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 12 NM NORTH OF CAPERS ISLAND
  BUOY TO 6 NM NORTHEAST OF STONO INSHORE REEF...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT
  5 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BULL BREAKERS...CAPERS REEF...CAPERS ISLAND BUOY...CHARLESTON
  COASTAL ANGLERS...RATTLESNAKE SHOAL...AIR FORCE REEF AND CHARLESTON
  NEARSHORE REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS
AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 3247 7974 3264 7998 3268 7989 3273 7987
      3276 7988 3275 7991 3281 7993 3276 7984
      3281 7973 3285 7970 3291 7957 3293 7957
      3294 7962 3301 7959 3304 7951 3300 7949
      3301 7936 3309 7934 3311 7927 3310 7927
TIME...MOT...LOC 1819Z 300DEG 5KT 3305 7969 3275 7991

$$

JAQ


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