Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1041 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 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...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...
  INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20
  NM...
  WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
  60 NM...
  WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20
  NM TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 1245 PM EDT

* AT 1039 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  BANDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN
  EXCESS OF 35 KNOTS... FROM 6 NM NORTHEAST OF THE GARDENS TO 6 NM
  SOUTH OF BETSY ROSS REEF...OR FROM 13 NM NORTHWEST OF 41004 TO 6
  NM SOUTHEAST OF EAGLES NEST...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 15 KT.

* SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO BUOY
  L...CCA BUOY...BUOY J...BETSY ROSS REEF...CAT BUOY...BUOY STC...
  KIAWAH REEF...HUNTING ISLAND REEF...FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...FRIPP
  ISLAND REEF...EDISTO SIXTY REEF...BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...SAPELO
  BUOY S...SAINT CATHERINES BUOY...HILTON HEAD REEF...DUA BUOY...DRH
  BUOY...BUOY BL...ALT BUOY AND BUOY KC.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU ARE IN SAFE PORT...REMAIN THERE. IF YOU ARE UNDERWAY WITHIN
THE WARNING AREA...PREPARE FOR STRONG WIND GUSTS...HAZARDOUS
SEAS...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 3136 8142 3142 8132 3143 8133 3143 8134
      3139 8127 3172 8113 3197 8086 3202 8084
      3205 8091 3209 8083 3286 7929 3268 7874
      3245 7899 3195 7988 3171 8014 3170 8013
      3124 8089 3129 8142 3133 8138 3137 8144
TIME...MOT...LOC 1439Z 062DEG 17KT 3265 7930 3196 8043

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