Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
654 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

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 730 PM EDT

* AT 654 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING SEVERE WINDS IN EXCESS OF
  50 KNOTS...LOCATED OVER CALIBOGUE SOUND...OR ABOUT 5 NM NORTHEAST
  OF SAVANNAH RIVER...MOVING EAST AT 30 KT.

* SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO HILTON
  HEAD REEF AND BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU ARE OPERATING A SMALL CRAFT...IF POSSIBLE SEEK SAFE HARBOR
NOW. IF YOU CANNOT REACH A SAFE PORT...PREPARE FOR THE RAPID ONSET OF
DANGEROUS THUNDERSTORM CONDITIONS WHICH CAN RAPIDLY CAPSIZE AND SINK
SMALL CRAFT AND CAN IMPACT THE SEAWORTHINESS OF LARGER CRAFT. BE SURE
ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN CHARLESTON AT 1-888-383-2024.

&&

LAT...LON 3210 8086 3213 8084 3213 8082 3211 8083
      3211 8082 3214 8075 3218 8070 3216 8045
      3193 8053 3203 8088
TIME...MOT...LOC 2254Z 280DEG 29KT 3209 8077

$$

JAQ








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