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SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
AMZ374-240215-
/O.NEW.KCHS.MA.W.0154.141124T0129Z-141124T0215Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
829 PM EST SUN NOV 23 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...

* UNTIL 915 PM EST

* AT 830 PM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KNOTS... 61
  NM SOUTHEAST OF CHATHAM...OR ABOUT 7 NM WEST OF R3 TOWER...MOVING
  NORTHEAST AT 30 KT.

* THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL OTHERWISE REMAIN AWAY FROM
  SIGNIFICANT MARINE LOCATIONS ACROSS THE INDICATED AREA.

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 3115 8046 3166 8004 3159 7988 3146 7995
      3142 8003 3124 8017 3120 8023 3111 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 0130Z 227DEG 31KT 3123 8025

$$

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