Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
905 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

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 1100 PM EDT

* AT 905 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DANGEROUS WINDS IN EXCESS OF
  50 KT AND LARGE HAIL...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 NM
  SOUTHEAST OF PARRIS ISLAND REEF TO 40 NM WEST OF SAPELO CHANNELBUOY
  3...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 40 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  R7 TOWER...BUOY B L...C A T BUOY...BUOY B H...FRIPP ISLAND REEF...
  HILTON HEAD REEF...EDISTO SIXTY REEF...DOBOY SOUND BUOY D...TUG RIO
  APON...FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...SEA BUOY 2W...BUOY L...EDISTO FORTY
  REEF...BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...TUG RIO CARONI...BUOY J...K T K
  BUOY...SAPELO BUOY S...STEEL BARGE MODENA AND HONEY BARGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KT...LARGE HAIL...HIGH
WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3129 8141 3134 8143 3136 8144 3132 8126
      3136 8141 3137 8137 3138 8127 3202 8084
      3206 8093 3232 8045 3256 8055 3250 8036
      3259 8040 3213 7951 3171 8015 3158 7988
      3111 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 0105Z 299DEG 42KT 3225 8061 3174 8186

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