Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1241 AM EDT WED APR 1 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 SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20
  NM...
  WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO
  40 NM...
  WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO EDISTO BEACH SC EXTENDING FROM
  20 NM TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 215 AM EDT

* AT 1240 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 45 KT AND LARGE HAIL...
  LOCATED 7 NM SOUTHWEST OF EDISTO SIXTY REEF...OR 15 NM EAST OF
  FRIPP INLET BUOY...MOVING EAST AT 45 KT.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  EDISTO SIXTY REEF...DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF...COMANCHE REEF AND EDISTO
  OFFSHORE REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT WIND GUSTS 45 KNOTS OR GREATER...LARGE HAIL...
HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD
SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 3231 7928 3204 7966 3195 7987 3203 8037
      3247 8002 3245 7900
TIME...MOT...LOC 0440Z 277DEG 43KT 3225 8018

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