Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
545 PM EDT SAT AUG 22 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...
  WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANAH GA EXTENDING FROM FROM 20 NM
  TO 40 NM...
  WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
  60 NM...

* UNTIL 745 PM EDT

* AT 544 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 45 KT...
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 NM NORTH OF PARRIS ISLAND
  REEF TO 19 NM NORTHWEST OF WASSAW SOUND BUOY...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT
  25 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BUOY TENDER SAGEBRUSH...GENERAL GORDON...R7 TOWER...BUOY B L...C A
  T BUOY...TUG SENASQUA...TUG MATT TURECAMO...FRIPP ISLAND REEF...
  HILTON HEAD REEF...TUG ELMIRA...CHANNEL BUOY 5...TUG RIO APON...110
  DEGREE OLYMPIC BUOY...D U A BUOY...FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...SEA BUOY
  OS...SEA BUOY 2W...BUOY L...FERRY BOAT JANET AND BEAUFORT 45 FEET
  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.

&&

LAT...LON 3197 8086 3202 8084 3202 8088 3212 8084
      3211 8081 3214 8075 3222 8063 3226 8065
      3227 8057 3233 8045 3209 7992 3152 8049
      3146 8085 3164 8114
TIME...MOT...LOC 2144Z 311DEG 27KT 3242 8070 3212 8122

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