Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
602 AM EDT MON AUG 31 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 SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20
  NM...
  WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANAH GA EXTENDING FROM FROM 20 NM
  TO 40 NM...
  WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO EDISTO BEACH SC EXTENDING FROM
  20 NM TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 700 AM EDT

* AT 602 AM EDT...METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR HILTON HEAD REEF TO 13 NM
  SOUTHWEST OF EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF TO 28 NM EAST OF R7 TOWER...
  MOVING NORTH AT 35 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...EDISTO FORTY REEF...JOE SHUFORD REEF...
  BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...LOWCOUNTRY ANGLERS...HUNTING ISLAND REEF...
  CHARLESTON SIXTY...EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF...FRIPP ISLAND REEF...BETSY
  ROSS REEF...EDISTO SIXTY REEF...DEVEAUX BANK...PELICAN BANK...N.
  EDISTO NEARSHORE REEF AND KIAWAH REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3269 7957 3205 7964 3197 7982 3207 8002
      3197 8052 3230 8051 3232 8046 3239 8043
      3252 8051 3250 8042 3254 8042 3247 8040
      3253 8040 3258 8039 3253 8039 3248 8034
      3256 8020 3261 8000 3269 7989
TIME...MOT...LOC 1002Z 178DEG 37KT 3202 8052 3212 8005 3196 7976

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