Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
452 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 645 PM EST

* AT 452 PM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KNOTS... 10
  NM NORTHEAST OF R2 TOWER...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 KT.

* SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE
  LEDGE...COMANCHE REEF...THE GARDENS...Y-73 REEF AND ANCHOR WRECK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PREPARE FOR STRONG WIND GUSTS AND SUDDEN WIND SHIFTS...STEEP AND
RAPIDLY BUILDING WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING AND POOR VISIBILITY IN
HEAVY RAIN AND BLOWING SPRAY. BE SURE ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING
APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES. TURN ON BILGE PUMPS.

&&

LAT...LON 3114 8040 3147 8084 3194 8047 3204 8024
      3222 8010 3233 7982 3267 7934 3272 7918
      3295 7894 3280 7863 3247 7896 3231 7929
      3203 7966 3195 7988 3171 8014 3158 7988
      3111 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 2152Z 226DEG 46KT 3155 8045

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