Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS72 KCHS 241938 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 338 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017 AMZ352-354-242045- /O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0060.000000T0000Z-170524T2045Z/ 338 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017 ...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 445 PM EDT... FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS... 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... AT 337 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED OVER FRIPP ISLAND REEF...OR 7 NM SOUTHEAST OF FRIPP INLET BUOY... MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 KNOTS. HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER. 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... BUOY K C... BUOY J... BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF... BETSY ROSS REEF... FRIPP ISLAND REEF... BUOY L... FISH AMERICA... SAILBOAT JUPITER... PELICAN BANK... MOTHERLODE BARGE... 110 DEGREE OLYMPIC BUOY... TUG RIO APON... GASKIN BANKS... GENERAL GORDON... FRIPP ISLAND WRECK... GASKINS BANK WRECK... C C A BUOY... WHITEWATER REEF... HUNTING ISLAND REEF... EDISTO SIXTY REEF... PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE EXPECTED. && A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM EDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...AND SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA. LAT...LON 3210 8092 3216 8077 3225 8069 3232 8067 3229 8061 3234 8048 3259 8056 3252 8046 3254 8046 3229 7991 3222 8010 3204 8025 3194 8047 3188 8054 3172 8064 3156 8082 3199 8089 3204 8095 TIME...MOT...LOC 1937Z 224DEG 39KT 3228 8034 WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE HAIL...0.00IN WIND...>34KTS $$ CB

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