Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1232 PM EDT SAT APR 25 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...

* UNTIL 200 PM EDT

* AT 1231 PM EDT...METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR WASSAW SOUND BUOY TO 7 NM
  NORTHWEST OF ST CATHERINES BUOY 3 TO 13 NM WEST OF BUOY B L TO 20
  NM WEST OF SAPELO CHANNELBUOY 3...MOVING EAST AT 40 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BUOY TENDER SAGEBRUSH...BUOY B L...C A T BUOY...D R H BUOY...BUOY B
  H...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...FERRY BOAT JANET...
  TUG RIO CARONI...WASSAW SOUND BUOY...BUOY J AND K T K BUOY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS
AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 3137 8144 3137 8143 3135 8141 3132 8126
      3136 8141 3137 8140 3143 8132 3142 8132
      3138 8127 3172 8113 3202 8084 3188 8053
      3156 8081 3124 8094 3129 8134 3128 8134
      3136 8144
TIME...MOT...LOC 1631Z 288DEG 39KT 3199 8095 3178 8117 3168 8134 3159
8151

$$

DPB



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