Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
634 PM EDT FRI APR 22 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...

* UNTIL 800 PM EDT

* AT 634 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 15 NM NORTHWEST OF PARRIS ISLAND REEF TO NEAR
  CHANNEL BUOY 5...MOVING EAST AT 25 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...             GENERAL GORDON...
  BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...          WHITEWATER REEF...
  FRIPP INLET BUOY...               HUNTING ISLAND REEF...
  FRIPP ISLAND REEF...              HILTON HEAD REEF...
  BETSY ROSS REEF...                EDISTO SIXTY REEF...
  PELICAN BANK...                   GASKINS BANK WRECK...
  GASKIN BANKS...                   FISH AMERICA...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3215 8085 3216 8077 3225 8069 3232 8067
      3229 8061 3234 8048 3247 8051 3255 8057
      3252 8028 3248 8033 3229 7991 3222 8010
      3204 8025 3194 8047 3188 8052 3202 8084
      3197 8086 3195 8091 3199 8089 3210 8093
TIME...MOT...LOC 2234Z 262DEG 24KT 3251 8091 3204 8084

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

$$



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