Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 WHUS52 KCHS 231238 SMWCHS AMZ350-370-231345- /O.NEW.KCHS.MA.W.0103.160723T1238Z-160723T1345Z/ BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED SPECIAL MARINE WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 838 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016 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 SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO EDISTO BEACH SC EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO 40 NM... * UNTIL 945 AM EDT * AT 838 AM EDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR CAPE ROMAIN REEF TO 17 NM SOUTH OF GREENVILLE REEF...MOVING SOUTH AT 20 KNOTS. HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 35 KNOTS OR GREATER. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... CAPE ROMAIN REEF... PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY. && LAT...LON 3271 7871 3260 7883 3253 7889 3242 7904 3262 7913 3302 7907 3280 7863 TIME...MOT...LOC 1238Z 008DEG 22KT 3299 7899 3266 7885 WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE HAIL...0.00IN WIND...>34KTS $$

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