Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS72 KCHS 040046 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 846 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016 AMZ350-352-370-372-040215- /O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0038.000000T0000Z-160504T0215Z/ 846 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016 ...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1015 PM EDT... FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS... 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... WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO 40 NM... WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO EDISTO BEACH SC EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO 40 NM... AT 845 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR EDISTO SIXTY REEF TO NEAR PARRIS ISLAND REEF... MOVING EAST AT 40 KNOTS. HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... JOE SHUFORD REEF... GENERAL GORDON... R7 TOWER... LOWCOUNTRY ANGLERS... FRIPP INLET BUOY... FRIPP ISLAND REEF... HILTON HEAD REEF... EDISTO SIXTY REEF... DEVEAUX BANK... FRIPP ISLAND WRECK... EDISTO FORTY REEF... BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF... CAPERS MID SHELF... WHITEWATER REEF... HUNTING ISLAND REEF... CHARLESTON SIXTY... DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF... EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF... BETSY ROSS REEF... PELICAN BANK... PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE EXPECTED. FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS. && A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...AND SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA. LAT...LON 3231 7928 3204 7966 3195 7987 3171 8014 3207 8095 3215 8086 3216 8077 3225 8069 3232 8067 3229 8061 3234 8048 3249 8053 3256 8036 3252 8032 3268 7996 3252 7891 TIME...MOT...LOC 0045Z 268DEG 41KT 3239 8004 3225 8063 HAIL...<.75IN WIND...>34KTS $$

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