Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 WHUS52 KCHS 180450 SMWCHS AMZ352-180545- /O.NEW.KCHS.MA.W.0127.140918T0450Z-140918T0545Z/ BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED SPECIAL MARINE WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 1250 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014 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 145 AM EDT * AT 1250 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KNOTS... 8 NM NORTHWEST OF BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...OR ABOUT 5 NM SOUTHEAST OF PORT ROYAL SOUND...MOVING EAST AT 10 KT. * SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO HILTON HEAD REEF...FRIPP ISLAND...BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...HUNTING ISLAND REEF...FRIPP ISLAND REEF AND BETSY ROSS REEF. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... PREPARE FOR STRONG WIND GUSTS AND SUDDEN WIND SHIFTS...STEEP AND RAPIDLY BUILDING WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING AND POOR VISIBILITY IN HEAVY RAIN AND BLOWING SPRAY. BE SURE ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES. TURN ON BILGE PUMPS. && LAT...LON 3213 8077 3217 8072 3220 8070 3221 8067 3223 8066 3221 8066 3223 8063 3226 8066 3230 8065 3226 8062 3232 8046 3230 8011 3192 8051 3202 8081 TIME...MOT...LOC 0450Z 274DEG 11KT 3219 8061 $$

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