Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
401 AM EDT WED JUL 26 2017

AMZ330-350-352-354-370-372-374-261500-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT
20 NM...INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO EDISTO BEACH SC EXTENDING
FROM 20 TO 40 NM-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
40 NM-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
401 AM EDT WED JUL 26 2017

...WATERSPOUTS POSSIBLE THIS MORNING...

CONDITIONS ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS WILL FAVOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF
WATERSPOUTS THIS MORNING. THE RISK WILL BE HIGHEST BETWEEN OSSABAW
SOUND AND PORT ROYAL SOUND OUT TO 20 NM WHERE A WEAK WIND SHIFT
WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY. WATERSPOUTS ARE MOST LIKELY TO
OCCUR UNDER LINES OF DEVELOPING CLOUDS OR NEAR LINES OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF WATERSPOUTS OCCUR...MOVE YOUR BOAT AWAY FROM IT. REMEMBER...
WATERSPOUTS CAN DEVELOP RAPIDLY AND PRODUCE WINDS AND SEAS THAT
ARE DANGEROUS FOR VESSELS AND EVERYONE ONBOARD.

REPORT WATERSPOUTS TO THE TYBEE ISLAND OR CHARLESTON COAST GUARD
STATION AND ASK THEM TO IMMEDIATELY RELAY THE REPORT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON.

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