Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FZUS72 KCHS 211515
MWSCHS

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1115 AM EDT THU JUL 21 2016

AMZ352-211524-
/O.CAN.KCHS.MA.W.0098.000000T0000Z-160721T1545Z/
1115 AM EDT THU JUL 21 2016

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

THE AFFECTED AREAS WERE...
COASTAL WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM...

THE THUNDERSTORM HAS MOVED OUT OF THE WARNED AREA AND NO LONGER
POSES A SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO BOATERS.

LAT...LON 3198 8089 3191 8069 3174 8075 3164 8078
      3178 8112
TIME...MOT...LOC 1514Z 029DEG 10KT 3194 8082

$$

AMZ354-211545-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0098.000000T0000Z-160721T1545Z/
1115 AM EDT THU JUL 21 2016

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1145 AM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...
INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...

AT 1114 AM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED OVER SAVANNAH BUOY...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 10
KNOTS.

HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
         HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY
         HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SEA BUOY OS...                    SEA BUOY 2W...
WASSAW SOUND BUOY...              110 DEGREE OLYMPIC BUOY...
MOTHERLODE BARGE...               BUOY K C...
SAILBOAT JUPITER...               SAVANNAH BUOY...
D U A BUOY...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 3198 8089 3191 8069 3174 8075 3164 8078
      3178 8112
TIME...MOT...LOC 1514Z 029DEG 10KT 3194 8082

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

DPB



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