Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS72 KCHS 210203 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 1003 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2015 AMZ352-210245- 1003 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2015 ...LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE WATERS... AT 1003 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 13 NM WEST OF FRIPP INLET BUOY TO NEAR PARRIS ISLAND REEF TO 11 NM NORTH OF CHANNEL BUOY 5...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS. MARINE LOCATIONS IN AND AROUND... FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...BETSY ROSS REEF...EDISTO SIXTY REEF...GENERAL GORDON...PELICAN BANK...BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...GASKINS BANK WRECK... GASKIN BANKS...HUNTING ISLAND REEF...FISH AMERICA AND FRIPP ISLAND REEF. WILL BE IMPACTED THROUGH 1045 PM EDT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS. INTENSE LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS. && LAT...LON 3211 8081 3214 8075 3222 8066 3223 8063 3226 8065 3230 8065 3226 8064 3226 8062 3232 8045 3240 8043 3241 8046 3248 8048 3249 8042 3247 8041 3250 8035 3248 8034 3236 8005 3203 8031 $$ CB

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