Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1022 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 1215 AM EDT

* AT 1021 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35
  KNOTS... FROM 6 NM NORTH OF BULLS BAY TO CHARLESTON HARBOR...MOVING
  SOUTHEAST AT 30 KT.

* SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO BULL
  BREAKERS...CHARLESTON NEARSHORE REEF AND CAPE ROMAIN BUOY.

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 3276 7984 3280 7973 3286 7969 3291 7958
      3293 7957 3294 7962 3301 7959 3304 7952
      3300 7949 3301 7936 3309 7934 3312 7929
      3294 7895 3274 7916 3267 7934 3251 7957
      3268 7990 3272 7987 3275 7992 3281 7993
TIME...MOT...LOC 0221Z 299DEG 30KT 3307 7955 3289 7963
          3273 7989

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