Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS72 KCHS 192028 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 428 PM EDT THU MAY 19 2016 AMZ354-192038- /O.CAN.KCHS.MA.W.0048.000000T0000Z-160519T2100Z/ 428 PM EDT THU MAY 19 2016 ...THE SPECIAL MARINE WARNING IS CANCELLED... THE AFFECTED AREAS WERE... COASTAL WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM... INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY... THE STRONGEST THUNDERSTORMS HAVE MOVE EAST BEYOND 20 NM. LAT...LON 3160 8079 3171 8066 3184 8017 3150 8009 3146 8085 TIME...MOT...LOC 2028Z 248DEG 13KT 3157 8071 $$ AMZ372-374-192100- /O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0048.000000T0000Z-160519T2100Z/ 428 PM EDT THU MAY 19 2016 ...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 500 PM EDT... FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS... WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO 40 NM... WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO 60 NM... AT 428 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NEAR BUOY J...OR 13 NM NORTHWEST OF R2 TOWER...MOVING EAST AT 15 KNOTS. HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... HONEY BARGE... PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY. && LAT...LON 3160 8079 3171 8066 3184 8017 3150 8009 3146 8085 TIME...MOT...LOC 2028Z 248DEG 13KT 3157 8071 WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE HAIL...0.00IN WIND...>34KTS $$

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