Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS72 KCHS 021705 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 105 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015 AMZ354-021800- 105 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015 ...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS OFF THE UPPER GEORGIA COAST... AT 101 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS... CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED OVER SAPELO BUOY S...OR 21 NM WEST OF R2 TOWER...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 10 KNOTS. REPORTS OF POSSIBLE WATERSPOUTS WERE RECEIVED EARLIER OFF JEKYLL ISLAND IN ASSOCIATION WITH THESE THUNDERSTORMS. MARINE LOCATIONS IN AND AROUND... BUOY TENDER SAGEBRUSH...C A T BUOY...TUG MATT TURECAMO...TUG ELMIRA...SEA BUOY OS...SEA BUOY 2W...BUOY L...FERRY BOAT JANET... TUG RIO CARONI AND WASSAW SOUND BUOY. WILL BE IMPACTED THROUGH 200 PM EDT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. ADDITIONALLY...A BRIEF WATERSPOUT IS POSSIBLE. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES. && LAT...LON 3134 8133 3132 8129 3137 8128 3137 8132 3138 8129 3140 8130 3138 8128 3152 8118 3162 8113 3162 8114 3173 8113 3177 8107 3194 8091 3197 8086 3202 8084 3188 8053 3172 8064 3157 8081 3124 8094 3130 8135 $$ JAQ

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