Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Special Marine Warning
National Weather Service Charleston SC
741 PM EDT WED MAY 16 2018

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 Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 nm...
  including Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary...
  Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA extending from 20 nm to
  40 nm...
  Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA extending from 20 nm
  to 60 nm...

* Until 915 PM EDT.

* At 741 PM EDT, strong thunderstorms were located along a line
  extending from Ossabaw Sound to 6 nm southeast of C C A Buoy to 8
  nm southeast of R2 Tower, moving north at 35 knots.

  HAZARD...Wind gusts 35 knots or greater.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated.

  IMPACT...Small craft could be damaged in briefly higher winds and
           suddenly higher waves.

* Locations impacted include...
  Buoy B L...                       Betsy Ross Reef...
  Edisto Offshore Reef...           Tug Senasqua...
  Fripp Island Reef...              Latex Barge...
  C A T Buoy...                     110 Degree Olympic Buoy...
  Grays Reef Buoy...                Wassaw Sound Buoy...
  Gaskin Banks...                   Gaskins Bank Wreck...
  Calibogue Sound...                Savannah River Entrance...
  C C A Buoy...                     Port Royal Sound...
  Saint Helena Sound...             Hunting Island Reef...
  R7 Tower...                       Sapelo Buoy S...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3124 8093 3175 8114 3197 8089 3206 8095
      3214 8084 3215 8077 3231 8064 3228 8061
      3233 8049 3243 8050 3254 8037 3249 8032
      3247 8033 3212 7952 3195 7987 3171 8014
      3156 7989 3146 7995 3142 8004 3111 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 2341Z 165DEG 33KT 3184 8102 3162 8062 3126 8050

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

$$


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