Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
849 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM
  TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 945 PM EST

* AT 848 PM EST...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 11 NM NORTHEAST
  OF R2 TOWER...MOVING EAST AT 10 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 35 KNOTS OR GREATER AND LARGE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. LARGE HAIL COULD RESULT IN
           STRUCTURAL DAMAGE.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3140 8050 3158 8050 3160 7991 3134 8010
TIME...MOT...LOC 0148Z 273DEG 12KT 3149 8037

HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

NED



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