Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
750 PM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

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 945 PM EDT

* AT 749 PM EDT...METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 23 NM NORTHWEST OF SOUTH SANTEE
  RIVER ENTRANCE TO 8 NM NORTH OF FRIPP INLET BUOY...MOVING EAST AT
  40 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BULL BREAKERS...CAPERS REEF...JOE SHUFORD REEF...LOWCOUNTRY
  ANGLERS...RATTLESNAKE SHOAL...AIR FORCE REEF...CHARLESTON NEARSHORE
  REEF...CHARLESTON SIXTY...HECTOR REEF...JIMMY LELAND TUG...DEVEAUX
  BANK...N. EDISTO NEARSHORE REEF...CHARLESTON COASTAL ANGLERS AND
  KIAWAH REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS
AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

LAT...LON 3295 7894 3272 7918 3267 7934 3230 7988
      3248 8033 3261 8003 3261 8000 3263 7999
      3267 7991 3274 7987 3280 7993 3275 7984
      3281 7972 3291 7957 3304 7954 3300 7949
      3301 7936 3309 7934
TIME...MOT...LOC 2349Z 266DEG 42KT 3332 7968 3247 8051

$$

FWA



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