063  
WHUS52 KCHS 141811  
SMWCHS  
AMZ352-354-142015-  
/O.NEW.KCHS.MA.W.0042.180614T1811Z-180614T2015Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC  
211 PM EDT THU JUN 14 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...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...  
INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...  
 
* UNTIL 415 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 211 PM EDT, STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM NEAR PARRIS ISLAND REEF TO NEAR CALIBOGUE SOUND,  
MOVING SOUTH AT 10 KNOTS.  
 
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...  
BUOY K C... PORT ROYAL SOUND...  
WHITEWATER REEF... BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...  
BETSY ROSS REEF... FISH AMERICA...  
SAILBOAT JUPITER... MOTHERLODE BARGE...  
HILTON HEAD REEF... 110 DEGREE OLYMPIC BUOY...  
SAVANNAH BUOY... GASKIN BANKS...  
GENERAL GORDON... GASKINS BANK WRECK...  
CALIBOGUE SOUND... CHANNEL BUOY 5...  
SAVANNAH RIVER ENTRANCE... TYBEE ISLAND...  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE  
EXPECTED.  
 
FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE  
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE, KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED  
METAL OBJECTS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3215 8086 3216 8077 3225 8069 3232 8067  
3230 8062 3229 8061 3230 8060 3215 8016  
3174 8078 3198 8090 3199 8089 3201 8091  
3208 8095  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1811Z 338DEG 10KT 3224 8076 3211 8089  
 
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
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