Marine Weather Statement
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FZUS72 KCHS 201022
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
622 AM EDT SUN AUG 20 2017

AMZ352-372-201130-
622 AM EDT SUN AUG 20 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS...

AT 622 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE
OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 NM EAST OF HUNTING ISLAND REEF TO NEAR
HILTON HEAD REEF...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 10 KNOTS.

MARINE LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED THROUGH 730 AM EDT INCLUDE:
HILTON HEAD REEF...GENERAL GORDON...BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...FRIPP
ISLAND WRECK...HUNTING ISLAND REEF...BETSY ROSS REEF...FRIPP ISLAND
REEF AND EDISTO SIXTY REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO WATER LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF
CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM
UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3226 7984 3248 8034 3199 8074 3195 8017

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