Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
647 AM EST TUE NOV 29 2016

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 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 815 AM EST

* AT 647 AM EST...SHOWERS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 9
  NM WEST OF SOUTH SANTEE RIVER ENTRANCE TO 11 NM SOUTH OF EDISTO
  OFFSHORE REEF...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 35 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...LIFEGUARDS.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  JOE SHUFORD REEF...               Y-73 REEF...
  CAPERS REEF...                    BULL BREAKERS...
  EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF...           CAPERS MID SHELF...
  CAPE ROMAIN REEF...               JIMMY LELAND TUG...
  COMANCHE REEF...                  SOUTH SANTEE RIVER ENTRANCE...
  HECTOR REEF...                    CHARLESTON SIXTY...
  DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3312 7927 3280 7863 3246 7898 3231 7928
      3204 7966 3195 7987 3183 7998 3182 8004
      3290 7966 3291 7964 3299 7963 3306 7957
      3307 7950 3303 7946 3303 7940 3311 7936
TIME...MOT...LOC 1147Z 212DEG 38KT 3307 7946 3206 7988

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

$$



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