068  
WHUS52 KCHS 092306  
SMWCHS  
AMZ352-100000-  
/O.NEW.KCHS.MA.W.0004.180209T2306Z-180210T0000Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC  
606 PM EST FRI FEB 9 2018  
 
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...  
 
* UNTIL 700 PM EST  
 
* AT 605 PM EST, A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER SAVANNAH  
RIVER ENTRANCE, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 35 KNOTS OR GREATER AND POSSIBLE WATERSPOUTS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND  
SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
PORT ROYAL SOUND... WHITEWATER REEF...  
GASKIN BANKS... GENERAL GORDON...  
FRIPP ISLAND WRECK... GASKINS BANK WRECK...  
CALIBOGUE SOUND... FRIPP INLET BUOY...  
SAVANNAH RIVER ENTRANCE... FISH AMERICA...  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE  
EXPECTED.  
 
THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY  
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR  
IMMEDIATELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3215 8086 3216 8077 3225 8069 3232 8067  
3232 8064 3229 8061 3234 8048 3238 8049  
3223 8035 3199 8078 3202 8084 3199 8085  
3201 8091 3207 8095  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2305Z 246DEG 22KT 3207 8087  
 
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
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