Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1207 PM EDT TUE AUG 22 2017

AMZ350-352-354-370-372-374-221830-
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-
1207 PM EDT TUE AUG 22 2017

...WATERSPOUTS POSSIBLE OFF THE SOUTHEAST GEORGIA AND SOUTHEAST
SOUTH CAROLINA COASTS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...

SATELLITE IMAGES INDICATE LINES OF TOWERING CUMULUS CLOUDS JUST
OFF THE SOUTHEAST GEORGIA AND SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA COASTLINES
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS. A PUBLIC REPORT WAS JUST
RECEIVED OF A FUNNEL CLOUD OFF THE COAST OF ISLE OF PALMS BEFORE
NOON. OTHER CUMULUS LINES ARE IN PLACE ACROSS THE LOCAL COASTAL
WATERS AND WATERSPOUTS WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE EARLY
AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

REPORT WATERSPOUTS TO THE COAST GUARD AND ASK THEM TO RELAY THE
REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON.

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