Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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450 FZUS72 KCHS 280153 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 853 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017 AMZ354-374-280230- 853 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017 ...STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER THE COASTAL WATERS... AT 852 PM EST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM... CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER BUOY GRS...OR 16 NM WEST OF R2 TOWER... MOVING NORTHEAST AT 10 KNOTS. MARINE LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED THROUGH 930 PM EST INCLUDE: BUOY GRS...HONEY BARGE AND R2 TOWER. 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 THIS STORM PASSES. FREQUENT CLOUD TO WATER LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS. && LAT...LON 3126 8092 3143 8100 3160 8067 3137 8049 $$ NED

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