Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Special Marine Warning
National Weather Service Charleston SC
635 PM EDT SUN APR 15 2018

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Charleston Harbor...

* Until 715 PM EDT

* At 634 PM EDT, a thunderstorm capable of producing waterspouts was
  located near Stono Inshore Reef, or 7 nm west of Wappoo Cut,
  moving east at 35 knots.

  HAZARD...Waterspouts and wind gusts 35 knots or greater.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated.

  IMPACT...Waterspouts can easily overturn boats and create locally
           hazardous seas. Small craft could be damaged in briefly
           higher winds and suddenly higher waves.

* Locations impacted include...
  Wappoo Cut...                     Castle Pinkney...
  Crab Bank...                      Charleston Harbor Entrance...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Move to safe harbor immediately as gusty winds and high waves are
expected.

&&

A tornado watch remains in effect until 900 PM EDT for southeastern
South Carolina.

LAT...LON 3276 7982 3275 7984 3275 7986 3274 7987
      3272 7987 3271 7990 3277 7999 3280 7997
      3284 7996 3284 7995 3285 7990
TIME...MOT...LOC 2234Z 248DEG 37KT 3273 8008

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

$$

CB



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