Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1105 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

AMZ354-221615-
/O.CAN.KCHS.MA.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170122T1630Z/
1105 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...THE SPECIAL MARINE WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE AFFECTED AREAS WERE...
COASTAL WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...
INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...

THE THUNDERSTORMS HAVE MOVED OUT OF THE WARNED AREA
AND NO LONGER POSE A SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO BOATERS.

LAT...LON 3157 7989 3146 7995 3142 8004 3111 8028
      3123 8084 3152 8075 3184 8050
TIME...MOT...LOC 1605Z 266DEG 30KT 3174 8047 3110 8080

$$

AMZ374-221630-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170122T1630Z/
1105 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1130 AM EST...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO
60 NM...

AT 1105 AM EST...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
WATERSPOUTS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 NM EAST OF
SAYLER BARGE TO 12 NM SOUTHEAST OF TUG RIO CARONI...MOVING EAST AT
30 KNOTS.

HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...AND SMALL
         HAIL.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
         HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY
         HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
R2 TOWER...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 3157 7989 3146 7995 3142 8004 3111 8028
      3123 8084 3152 8075 3184 8050
TIME...MOT...LOC 1605Z 266DEG 30KT 3174 8047 3110 8080

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

CB



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