Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
517 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20
  NM...
  WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO
  40 NM...
  WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO EDISTO BEACH SC EXTENDING FROM
  20 NM TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 615 PM EST

* AT 517 PM EST...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR BULL BREAKERS TO 11 NM SOUTH OF EDISTO SIXTY
  REEF...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...
  CAPERS ISLAND BUOY...             JOE SHUFORD REEF...
  Y-73 REEF...                      CAPERS REEF...
  BULL BREAKERS...                  CHARLESTON NEARSHORE REEF...
  EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF...           CAPERS MID SHELF...
  CAPE ROMAIN REEF...               AIR FORCE REEF...
  JIMMY LELAND TUG...               LOWCOUNTRY ANGLERS...
  COMANCHE REEF...                  KIAWAH REEF...
  SOUTH SANTEE RIVER ENTRANCE...    HECTOR REEF...
  CHARLESTON COASTAL ANGLERS...     CHARLESTON SIXTY...
  DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF...           RATTLESNAKE SHOAL...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3312 7927 3280 7863 3246 7898 3231 7928
      3204 7966 3193 7989 3217 7983 3248 8004
      3280 7983 3291 7964 3297 7965 3306 7957
      3307 7950 3303 7946 3303 7940 3311 7936
TIME...MOT...LOC 2217Z 248DEG 26KT 3290 7961 3216 8008

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

$$


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