Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FZUS72 KCHS 190142
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
942 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

AMZ330-350-352-190245-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0014.000000T0000Z-140419T0245Z/
942 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1045 PM EDT FOR
THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  CHARLESTON HARBOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20
  NM...

AT 941 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO
INDICATE CLUSTERS OF THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN
EXCESS OF 40 KNOTS...CLOUD TO WATER LIGHTNING...TORRENTIAL RAINFALL
WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY AND WATERSPOUTS OVER EDISTO SIXTY REEF...
OR ABOUT 12 MILES EAST OF SAINT HELENA BUOY...MOVING NORTH AT 30 KT.

SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO EDISTO
FORTY REEF...COOSAW RIVER...SOUTH EDISTO RIVER...KIAWAH REEF...STONO
INLET BUOY...FOLLY ISLAND...FOLLY BEACH...CHARLESTON NEARSHORE
REEF...BREACH INLET...CAPE ROMAIN REEF...CAPE ROMAIN BUOY AND BULL
BREAKERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU ARE PREPARING TO DEPART FROM A SAFE HARBOR...DELAY YOUR
DEPARTURE UNTIL THE THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS PASSES.

THESE THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE WATERSPOUTS AT ANY TIME...MAINLY
OUTSIDE CHARLESTON HARBOR.

&&

LAT...LON 3223 8063 3230 8065 3233 8046 3253 8053
      3250 8042 3259 8040 3248 8034 3261 8000
      3272 7987 3281 7993 3280 7973 3291 7958
      3304 7954 3301 7936 3312 7927 3296 7894
      3272 7918 3222 8010 3188 8052 3205 8092
TIME...MOT...LOC 0141Z 192DEG 31KT 3236 8010

$$








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