Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1141 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...
  INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...
  WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
  60 NM...

* UNTIL 145 AM EDT

* AT 1141 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35
  KNOTS...FROM 12 NM NORTHWEST OF ALTAMAHA SOUND TO ALTAMAHA
  SOUND...MOVING EAST AT 30 KT.

* SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO ALT
  BUOY...BUOY BL...SAINT CATHERINES BUOY...SAPELO BUOY S...BUOY
  STC...CAT BUOY...DRH BUOY AND BUOY J.

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.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN CHARLESTON AT 1-888-383-2024.

&&

LAT...LON 3123 8085 3129 8141 3133 8138 3134 8140
      3134 8139 3133 8129 3134 8128 3137 8129
      3135 8139 3140 8135 3141 8137 3140 8134
      3141 8132 3143 8134 3139 8127 3162 8113
      3169 8114 3169 8035 3113 8038
TIME...MOT...LOC 0341Z 276DEG 28KT 3150 8137 3130 8134

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