Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS72 KCHS 211835 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 235 PM EDT SUN AUG 21 2016 AMZ352-211915- 235 PM EDT SUN AUG 21 2016 ...STRONG THUNDERSTORM APPROACHING THE WATERS... AT 235 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM... CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 9 NM SOUTH OF PARRIS ISLAND REEF...OR 14 NM NORTH OF SAVANNAH BUOY...MOVING EAST AT 15 KNOTS. MARINE LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED THROUGH 315 PM EDT INCLUDE... GASKINS BANK WRECK...GENERAL GORDON...GASKIN BANKS AND FISH AMERICA. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES. THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL LIKELY PRODUCE WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS... AND COULD POSE A SERIOUS HAZARD FOR BOATERS. A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING MAY BE REQUIRED. SPECIAL MARINE WARNINGS ARE ISSUED FOR THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS OF 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...PENNY SIZED HAIL OR LARGER...AND WATERSPOUTS. CONTINUE TO MONITOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO ALL HAZARDS AND COAST GUARD BROADCASTS FOR THE LATEST FORECASTS...WARNINGS AND STATEMENTS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON. && LAT...LON 3210 8086 3214 8080 3217 8074 3220 8070 3224 8066 3225 8049 3207 8056 $$

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