Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1200 AM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

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 SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM ...
  INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...

* UNTIL 100 AM EDT

* AT 1200 AM EDT...METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR PARRIS ISLAND REEF TO NEAR
  CHANNEL BUOY 5...MOVING EAST AT 10 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  GENERAL GORDON...CHANNEL BUOY 5...GASKINS BANK WRECK...WHITEWATER
  REEF...GASKIN BANKS...SAVANNAH BUOY...FISH AMERICA AND HILTON HEAD
  REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3195 8091 3197 8086 3199 8086 3200 8084
      3203 8085 3202 8088 3212 8084 3215 8074
      3221 8068 3222 8065 3227 8065 3226 8063
      3227 8057 3231 8049 3194 8055 3185 8095
TIME...MOT...LOC 0400Z 254DEG 10KT 3224 8073 3200 8080

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