Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS72 KCHS 282207 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 607 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014 AMZ350-352-282215- 607 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014 ...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE WATERS FROM EDISTO ISLAND TO FRIPP ISLAND... AT 605 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS UP TO 30 KT... OVER COOSAW RIVER...OR ABOUT 2 NM NORTHWEST OF SAINT HELENA SOUND...MOVING EAST AT 25 KT. MARINE LOCATIONS IN AND AROUND SOUTH EDISTO RIVER WILL BE IMPACTED THROUGH 615 PM EDT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE THUNDERSTORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER...STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE AND KEEP AWAY FROM METAL OBJECTS. BE SURE ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES. A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IS ALSO IN EFFECT. DUE TO THE POTENTIAL FOR HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS...YOU SHOULD HEAD FOR SAFE PORT NOW. IF YOU ARE ALREADY LOCATED IN A SAFE HARBOR...REMAIN THERE UNTIL THE THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS HAS PASSED. && LAT...LON 3253 8053 3249 8046 3251 8041 3255 8043 3256 8041 3255 8041 3253 8037 3248 8034 3253 8025 3252 8019 3233 8025 3237 8044 3241 8043 3240 8046 3246 8049 3248 8048 3253 8054 3256 8054 $$ JAQ

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