Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
306 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2015

AMZ350-201915-
/O.CAN.KCHS.MA.W.0023.000000T0000Z-150520T1945Z/
306 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2015

...THE SPECIAL MARINE WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE AFFECTED AREAS WERE...
COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20
NM...

THE STORMS ARE NO LONGER EXPECTED TO REACH THE ATLANTIC COASTAL
WATERS.

LAT...LON 3276 7988 3275 7991 3281 7993 3277 7985
      3274 7987
TIME...MOT...LOC 1905Z 292DEG 6KT 3280 8001

$$

AMZ330-201945-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0023.000000T0000Z-150520T1945Z/
306 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2015

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 345 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
CHARLESTON HARBOR...

AT 302 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...LOCATED 7 NM NORTH OF
STONO INSHORE REEF...OR 13 NM WEST OF RATTLESNAKE SHOAL...MOVING EAST
AT 5 KNOTS.

THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT CHARLESTON HARBOR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THIS THUNDERSTORM MOVES OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY
WINDS AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE
UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

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

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3276 7988 3275 7991 3281 7993 3277 7985
      3274 7987
TIME...MOT...LOC 1905Z 292DEG 6KT 3280 8001

$$

JAQ



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