Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FZUS72 KCHS 240018
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
818 PM EDT THU JUL 23 2015

AMZ372-374-240115-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0112.000000T0000Z-150724T0115Z/
818 PM EDT THU JUL 23 2015

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 915 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO 40
NM...
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO
60 NM...

AT 818 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...
LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 8 NM SOUTH OF EDISTO SIXTY REEF
TO 8 NM SOUTH OF R7 TOWER TO 8 NM SOUTHEAST OF BUOY GRS...MOVING EAST
AT 30 KT.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
R2 TOWER...HONEY BARGE...R7 TOWER...BUOY GRS...LATEX BARGE...SAYLER
BARGE...DREDGE HENRY...TUG DELTA DIAMOND...TUG SENASQUA AND EDISTO
OFFSHORE REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.  IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3124 8094 3160 8079 3172 8064 3192 8049
      3204 8025 3222 8010 3229 7990 3213 7951
      3201 7971 3195 7987 3183 7998 3171 8014
      3158 7988 3146 7995 3142 8004 3111 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 0018Z 276DEG 30KT 3221 8010 3169 8023 3128 8078

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