Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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

* UNTIL 515 PM EDT

* AT 421 PM EDT...METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A LINE OF SEVERE
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DANGEROUS WINDS IN EXCESS OF
  40 KT...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR CHANNEL BUOY 5 TO
  NEAR DOBOY SOUND BUOY D...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BUOY TENDER SAGEBRUSH...GENERAL GORDON...BUOY B L...C A T BUOY...
  BUOY B H...FRIPP ISLAND REEF...HILTON HEAD REEF...TUG ELMIRA...
  EDISTO SIXTY REEF...DOBOY SOUND BUOY D...SAPELO CHANNELBUOY 3...
  CHANNEL BUOY 5...TUG RIO APON...110 DEGREE OLYMPIC BUOY...D U A
  BUOY...FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...SEA BUOY OS...SEA BUOY 2W...FERRY BOAT
  JANET AND BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT STRONG AND HAZARDOUS WINDS...HIGH
WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING... AND VERY HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD
SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 3143 8131 3148 8120 3172 8113 3197 8086
      3205 8089 3223 8063 3228 8065 3233 8045
      3240 8043 3251 8051 3249 8037 3259 8040
      3248 8034 3229 7992 3221 8011 3187 8055
      3160 8079 3130 8093 3136 8134 3137 8134
TIME...MOT...LOC 2021Z 225DEG 66KT 3203 8086 3142 8123

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