175  
WHUS52 KCHS 030259  
SMWCHS  
AMZ370-030500-  
/O.NEW.KCHS.MA.W.0117.181203T0259Z-181203T0500Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC  
959 PM EST SUN DEC 2 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO EDISTO BEACH SC EXTENDING FROM  
20 NM TO 40 NM...  
 
* UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST.  
 
* AT 958 PM EST, A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER DOUG  
MELLICHAMP REEF, OR 14 NM WEST OF EDISTO BUOY, MOVING NORTHEAST AT  
40 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...  
CAPERS MID SHELF... Y-73 REEF...  
DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF... EDISTO BUOY...  
COMANCHE REEF...  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE  
EXPECTED.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3273 7869 3246 7898 3239 7909 3236 7920  
3229 7931 3221 7952 3261 7943 3267 7934  
3269 7927 3272 7918 3295 7894 3283 7867  
3279 7864  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0258Z 239DEG 42KT 3243 7937  
 
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
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