Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS72 KCHS 170224 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 1024 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014 AMZ370-170400- 1024 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014 ...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS... AT 1020 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS UP TO 30 KT... FROM R7 TOWER TO 39 NM SOUTHEAST OF R7 TOWER...OR FROM 4 NM WEST OF R7 TOWER TO 17 NM SOUTHEAST OF R8 TOWER...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 10 KT. MARINE LOCATIONS IN AND AROUND R7 TOWER WILL BE IMPACTED THROUGH MIDNIGHT EDT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... PREPARE FOR SUDDEN WIND SHIFTS AND WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS 30 KNOTS... STEEPENING WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING AND POOR VISIBILITY IN HEAVY RAIN. BE SURE ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES. TURN ON BILGE PUMPS. IF POSSIBLE...STAY BELOW DECK. FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE THUNDERSTORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER...STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE AND KEEP AWAY FROM METAL OBJECTS. BE SURE ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES. && LAT...LON 3186 8047 3221 8004 3201 7972 3195 7988 3184 7996 3177 8005 3172 8013 $$

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