Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
515 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM ...
  INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...
  WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM
  TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 645 PM EDT

* AT 515 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...LOCATED NEAR SAPELO
  CHANNELBUOY 3...OR 20 NM NORTHEAST OF ST. SIMONS ISLAND...MOVING
  NORTHEAST AT 50 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BUOY TENDER SAGEBRUSH...R2 TOWER...BUOY B L...C A T BUOY...TUG
  SENASQUA...D R H BUOY...BUOY B H...TUG MATT TURECAMO...TUG
  ELMIRA...DOBOY SOUND BUOY D...JOHN BIRD...SAPELO CHANNELBUOY 3...
  CHANNEL BUOY 5...TUG RIO APON...110 DEGREE OLYMPIC BUOY...D U A
  BUOY...SEA BUOY OS...SEA BUOY 2W...BUOY L AND FERRY BOAT JANET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3129 8139 3135 8144 3135 8143 3137 8136
      3132 8129 3137 8128 3141 8139 3140 8132
      3143 8132 3138 8127 3162 8113 3162 8114
      3172 8113 3202 8084 3158 7988 3111 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 2115Z 240DEG 48KT 3149 8121

$$


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