Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
942 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

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 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 1145 AM EDT

* AT 941 AM EDT...METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR FRIPP ISLAND REEF TO 8 NM
  EAST OF HUNTING ISLAND REEF TO NEAR EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF...MOVING
  WEST AT 10 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...EDISTO FORTY REEF...GENERAL GORDON...BEAUFORT
  45 FEET REEF...WHITEWATER REEF...HUNTING ISLAND REEF...EDISTO
  OFFSHORE REEF...FRIPP ISLAND REEF...HILTON HEAD REEF...BETSY ROSS
  REEF...EDISTO SIXTY REEF...PELICAN BANK...CHANNEL BUOY 5...KIAWAH
  REEF...GASKINS BANK WRECK...GASKIN BANKS AND FISH AMERICA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3212 8084 3211 8081 3214 8075 3222 8063
      3227 8065 3226 8063 3227 8057 3232 8046
      3240 8043 3241 8046 3244 8047 3246 8037
      3250 7991 3239 7953 3224 7937 3204 7966
      3196 7985 3195 8023 3197 8074 3205 8091
TIME...MOT...LOC 1341Z 077DEG 11KT 3222 8044 3222 8017 3222 7981

$$

CB


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