Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
411 PM EDT SUN JUN 25 2017

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...

* UNTIL 515 PM EDT

* AT 410 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 7 NM WEST OF BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF TO BUOY B L...
  MOVING EAST 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...
  BUOY B L...                       BUOY K C...
  BUOY J...                         BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...
  BETSY ROSS REEF...                D U A BUOY...
  LATEX BARGE...                    BUOY L...
  FISH AMERICA...                   SAILBOAT JUPITER...
  MOTHERLODE BARGE...               C A T BUOY...
  110 DEGREE OLYMPIC BUOY...        WASSAW SOUND BUOY...
  TUG RIO APON...                   GASKIN BANKS...
  GENERAL GORDON...                 GASKINS BANK WRECK...
  C C A BUOY...                     WHITEWATER REEF...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3164 8118 3221 8069 3218 8013 3199 8033
      3192 8049 3173 8063 3157 8081 3157 8120
TIME...MOT...LOC 2010Z 261DEG 24KT 3216 8063 3164 8111

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

$$

ECT


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