Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
655 PM EDT WED JUL 19 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...
  WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO
  40 NM...

* UNTIL 900 PM EDT

* AT 654 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR EDISTO SIXTY REEF TO PARRIS ISLAND
  REEF...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 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...
  HILTON HEAD REEF...               WHITEWATER REEF...
  GASKIN BANKS...                   GENERAL GORDON...
  BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...          GASKINS BANK WRECK...
  BETSY ROSS REEF...                R7 TOWER...
  FISH AMERICA...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3215 8086 3216 8077 3225 8069 3230 8068
      3231 8063 3229 8061 3233 8046 3217 8034
      3218 8016 3201 7972 3195 7987 3181 8000
      3171 8015 3202 8084 3199 8085 3201 8091
      3208 8095
TIME...MOT...LOC 2254Z 303DEG 20KT 3235 8000 3230 8072

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

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