190  
WHUS52 KCHS 240228  
SMWCHS  
AMZ350-370-372-240430-  
/O.NEW.KCHS.MA.W.0150.171024T0228Z-171024T0430Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC  
1028 PM EDT MON OCT 23 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
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 1230 AM EDT  
 
* AT 1027 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM NEAR SOUTH SANTEE RIVER ENTRANCE TO 19 NM SOUTH OF  
EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 KNOTS. THESE STORMS  
HAVE A HISTORY OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT.  
 
HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 35 KNOTS OR GREATER.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND  
SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
JOE SHUFORD REEF... Y-73 REEF...  
CAPERS REEF... BULL BREAKERS...  
EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF... CAPERS MID SHELF...  
CAPE ROMAIN REEF... JIMMY LELAND TUG...  
COMANCHE REEF... SOUTH SANTEE RIVER ENTRANCE...  
HECTOR REEF... CHARLESTON SIXTY...  
DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF...  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3312 7927 3280 7863 3246 7898 3231 7928  
3212 7952 3201 7971 3195 7987 3186 7996  
3182 8004 3303 7959 3306 7955 3307 7950  
3303 7946 3303 7940 3311 7936  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0227Z 239DEG 28KT 3315 7937 3193 7985  
 
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
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