Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS72 KCHS 182229 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 629 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014 AMZ350-352-182330- 629 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014 ...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE WATERS... AT 624 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS UP TO 30 KT... FROM 5 NM NORTHEAST OF SOUTH EDISTO RIVER TO 12 NM WEST OF FRIPP ISLAND... OR FROM 4 NM NORTHEAST OF EDISTO BEACH TO 5 NM NORTHWEST OF PORT ROYAL SOUND...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 KT. MARINE LOCATIONS IN AND AROUND KIAWAH REEF...FRIPP ISLAND WRECK... FRIPP ISLAND REEF AND EDISTO FORTY REEF WILL BE IMPACTED THROUGH 730 PM EDT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... PREPARE FOR SUDDEN WIND SHIFTS AND WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS 30 KNOTS... STEEPENING WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING AND POOR VISIBILITY IN HEAVY RAIN. BE SURE ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES. TURN ON BILGE PUMPS. IF POSSIBLE...STAY BELOW DECK. REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE. && LAT...LON 3223 8063 3230 8065 3226 8062 3233 8046 3240 8043 3240 8046 3248 8048 3252 8052 3249 8047 3250 8042 3255 8043 3258 8040 3258 8039 3255 8041 3248 8034 3258 8014 3248 7991 3213 8060 3220 8069 $$

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