Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
501 PM EDT WED JUL 19 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHARLESTON HARBOR...

* UNTIL 600 PM EDT

* AT 500 PM EDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG THE
  CHARLESTON PENINSULA AND NEARLY STATIONARY. THESE STORMS WILL
  IMPACT MUCH OF THE CHARLESTON HARBOR.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS AND LARGE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...BOATS COULD SUFFER SIGNIFICANT STRUCTURAL DAMAGE IN HIGH
           WINDS AND HAIL. SMALL CRAFT COULD CAPSIZE IN SUDDENLY
           HIGHER WAVES.

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3278 7984 3271 7990 3273 7994 3281 7997
      3284 7996 3284 7995 3285 7990
TIME...MOT...LOC 2100Z 315DEG 2KT 3291 7998 3280 7993

HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...50KTS

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