Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1042 PM EDT THU SEP 29 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...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...
  INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20
  NM...

* UNTIL 1215 AM EDT

* AT 1041 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 6 NM SOUTH OF PARRIS ISLAND REEF TO 6 NM WEST OF
  WASSAW SOUND BUOY...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 35 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  GENERAL GORDON...                 FRIPP INLET BUOY...
  FRIPP ISLAND REEF...              HILTON HEAD REEF...
  EDISTO SIXTY REEF...              DEVEAUX BANK...
  CHANNEL BUOY 5...                 110 DEGREE OLYMPIC BUOY...
  FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...             SEA BUOY 2W...
  EDISTO FORTY REEF...              BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...
  WASSAW SOUND BUOY...              WHITEWATER REEF...
  HUNTING ISLAND REEF...            BETSY ROSS REEF...
  PELICAN BANK...                   N. EDISTO NEARSHORE REEF...
  KIAWAH REEF...                    MOTHERLODE BARGE...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3198 8089 3208 8095 3215 8086 3216 8077
      3232 8067 3229 8061 3234 8048 3255 8058
      3257 8050 3253 8046 3258 8044 3259 8038
      3252 8032 3268 7995 3232 7989 3222 8010
      3212 8016 3194 8047 3183 8056 3182 8107
TIME...MOT...LOC 0241Z 233DEG 24KT 3221 8070 3192 8105

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$



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