Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
409 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

AMZ350-370-372-032045-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0069.000000T0000Z-150703T2045Z/
409 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 445 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20
NM...
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO 40
NM...
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO EDISTO BEACH SC EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO 40 NM...

AT 408 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DANGEROUS WINDS IN EXCESS OF 50
KT...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 NM SOUTH OF GREENVILLE
REEF TO NEAR EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF...MOVING EAST AT 35 KT.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BUOY 41004...CAPERS MID SHELF...DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF...Y-73
REEF...COMANCHE REEF AND EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KT...HIGH
WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM EDT FOR
THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

LAT...LON 3246 7898 3231 7928 3201 7971 3196 7986
      3208 8020 3222 8009 3229 7991 3231 7995
      3266 7934 3272 7918 3295 7893 3280 7863
TIME...MOT...LOC 2008Z 280DEG 33KT 3282 7887 3216 7980

$$


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