Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS72 KCHS 210145 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 945 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2015 AMZ372-210230- 945 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2015 ...STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER THE WATERS... AT 944 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM... CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 8 NM SOUTHEAST OF BETSY ROSS REEF...OR 9 NM NORTH OF R7 TOWER...MOVING EAST AT 15 KNOTS. MARINE LOCATIONS IN AND AROUND... R7 TOWER. WILL BE IMPACTED THROUGH 1030 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 THIS STORM PASSES. INTENSE LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS. && LAT...LON 3186 8045 3198 8038 3204 8024 3214 8015 3206 7963 3201 7972 3195 7988 3182 7999 3173 8012 $$ CB

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