Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
414 PM EDT WED JUL 20 2016

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...

* UNTIL 545 PM EDT

* AT 414 PM EDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR PARRIS ISLAND REEF TO FRIPP INLET BUOY...MOVING
  SOUTHWEST AT 15 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...BOATS COULD SUFFER SIGNIFICANT STRUCTURAL DAMAGE IN HIGH
           WINDS. SMALL CRAFT COULD CAPSIZE IN SUDDENLY HIGHER
           WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...             GASKINS BANK WRECK...
  FRIPP INLET BUOY...               GENERAL GORDON...
  FISH AMERICA...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3216 8077 3225 8069 3232 8067 3232 8064
      3229 8061 3234 8049 3240 8049 3235 8032
      3201 8066 3215 8073 3215 8085
TIME...MOT...LOC 2014Z 047DEG 16KT 3238 8066 3233 8047

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...50KTS

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