Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FZUS72 KCHS 220539
MWSCHS

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
139 AM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

AMZ352-220549-
/O.CAN.KCHS.MA.W.0011.000000T0000Z-170322T0615Z/
139 AM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

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

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

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

LAT...LON 3165 8111 3176 8065 3161 8077 3160 8079
      3158 8080 3156 8082 3124 8096 3132 8134
TIME...MOT...LOC 0539Z 029DEG 111KT 3162 8079 3154 8117

$$

AMZ354-220615-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0011.000000T0000Z-170322T0615Z/
139 AM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 215 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 139 AM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM BUOY J TO NEAR SAPELO CHANNELBUOY 3...
MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 30 KNOTS.

HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
TUG RIO CARONI...                 BUOY B L...
DOBOY SOUND BUOY D...             BUOY J...
JOHN BIRD...                      D R H BUOY...
K T K BUOY...                     SAPELO CHANNELBUOY 3...
SAPELO BUOY S...                  STEEL BARGE MODENA...
BUOY B H...                       TUG ELMIRA...
C A T BUOY...                     A L T BUOY...
FERRY BOAT JANET...               TUG RIO APON...
BUOY TENDER SAGEBRUSH...          C C A BUOY...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3165 8111 3176 8065 3161 8077 3160 8079
      3158 8080 3156 8082 3124 8096 3132 8134
TIME...MOT...LOC 0539Z 029DEG 111KT 3162 8079 3154 8117

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

NED


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