Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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452 FZUS72 KCHS 192118 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 518 PM EDT THU MAY 19 2016 AMZ374-192215- /O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0049.000000T0000Z-160519T2215Z/ 518 PM EDT THU MAY 19 2016 ...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 615 PM EDT... FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS... WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO 60 NM... AT 518 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NEAR R2 TOWER...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS. HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... R2 TOWER... PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY. && LAT...LON 3140 8057 3150 8058 3157 8049 3152 8011 3119 8038 3133 8064 TIME...MOT...LOC 2118Z 300DEG 16KT 3140 8051 WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE HAIL...0.00IN WIND...>34KTS $$

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