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SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
AMZ370-374-192345-
/O.NEW.KCHS.MA.W.0018.140419T2150Z-140419T2345Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
550 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 745 PM EDT

* AT 549 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35
  KNOTS...FROM 24 NM EAST OF M2R6 TOWER TO 14 NM SOUTHEAST OF M2R6
  TOWER...OR FROM 8 NM EAST OF R8 TOWER TO 9 NM NORTH OF R3
  TOWER...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 10 KT.

* THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT AREAS NEAR THE M2 R6
  TOWER...THE R8 TOWER AND THE R7 TOWER.

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 3165 8063 3213 8008 3195 7987 3184 7996
      3171 8014 3158 7988 3146 7995 3142 8004
      3134 8009 3129 8014
TIME...MOT...LOC 2149Z 131DEG 11KT 3162 7978 3137 8008

$$

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