Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
847 PM EDT FRI APR 22 2016

AMZ330-372-230056-
/O.CAN.KCHS.MA.W.0034.000000T0000Z-160423T0215Z/
847 PM EDT FRI APR 22 2016

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

THE AFFECTED AREAS WERE...
CHARLESTON HARBOR...
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO 40
NM...

THE THUNDERSTORMS HAVE MOVED OUT OF THE WARNED AREA AND NO LONGER
POSE A SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO BOATERS.

LAT...LON 3214 7950 3215 7956 3262 7978 3283 7976
      3291 7964 3297 7965 3306 7957 3307 7950
      3303 7946 3303 7940 3312 7934 3311 7926
      3280 7863
TIME...MOT...LOC 0046Z 224DEG 41KT 3305 7965 3223 7951

$$

AMZ350-370-230215-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0034.000000T0000Z-160423T0215Z/
847 PM EDT FRI APR 22 2016

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1015 PM EDT...

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

AT 846 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 11 NM NORTHWEST OF BULL BREAKERS TO 16 NM SOUTHWEST OF
DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 KNOTS.

HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
         SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BULL BREAKERS...                  CAPERS REEF...
CAPERS ISLAND BUOY...             JOE SHUFORD REEF...
CAPERS MID SHELF...               RATTLESNAKE SHOAL...
CHARLESTON NEARSHORE REEF...      CHARLESTON SIXTY...
DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF...           HECTOR REEF...
JIMMY LELAND TUG...               CAPE ROMAIN REEF...
COMANCHE REEF...                  Y-73 REEF...
BUOY 41004...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3214 7950 3215 7956 3262 7978 3283 7976
      3291 7964 3297 7965 3306 7957 3307 7950
      3303 7946 3303 7940 3312 7934 3311 7926
      3280 7863
TIME...MOT...LOC 0046Z 224DEG 41KT 3305 7965 3223 7951

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

$$



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