Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FZUS72 KCHS 192056
MWSCHS

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
456 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

AMZ374-192115-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0112.000000T0000Z-140819T2115Z/
456 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 515 PM EDT FOR
THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
  60 NM...

AT 456 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO
INDICATE A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS
OF 35 KNOTS...FROM 10 MILES SOUTH OF R2 TOWER TO 9 MILES EAST OF R2
TOWER...MOVING EAST AT 30 KT.

THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPART THE R2 TOWER AND HONEY BARGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PREPARE FOR STRONG WIND GUSTS AND SUDDEN WIND SHIFTS...STEEP AND
RAPIDLY BUILDING WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING AND POOR VISIBILITY IN
HEAVY RAIN AND BLOWING SPRAY. BE SURE ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING
APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES. TURN ON BILGE PUMPS.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN CHARLESTON AT 1-888-383-2024. REPORTS CAN ALSO BE SENT TO
CHS.SKYWARN@NOAA.GOV OR THROUGH TWITTER TO #WXREPORT.

&&

LAT...LON 3119 8067 3134 8067 3150 8053 3154 7998
      3145 8001 3143 8008 3121 8028 3112 8033
TIME...MOT...LOC 2056Z 273DEG 28KT 3124 8050 3142 8039

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