Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
446 PM EDT WED JUL 20 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 615 PM EDT

* AT 446 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 9 NM NORTH OF FRIPP INLET BUOY TO 6 NM NORTHWEST OF
  N. EDISTO NEARSHORE REEF...MOVING SOUTH AT 15 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 35 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...             EDISTO SIXTY REEF...
  EDISTO FORTY REEF...              DEVEAUX BANK...
  PELICAN BANK...                   N. EDISTO NEARSHORE REEF...
  KIAWAH REEF...                    FRIPP INLET BUOY...
  HUNTING ISLAND REEF...            FRIPP ISLAND REEF...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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 3240 7991 3217 8041 3234 8051 3234 8048
      3245 8050 3252 8055 3255 8049 3253 8046
      3257 8044 3259 8037 3253 8033 3252 8032
      3258 8022 3262 8009
TIME...MOT...LOC 2046Z 340DEG 16KT 3249 8046 3260 8019

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

$$



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