Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS72 KCHS 201906 RRA MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 306 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2015 AMZ352-201915- /O.CAN.KCHS.MA.W.0022.000000T0000Z-150520T1945Z/ 306 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2015 ...THE SPECIAL MARINE WARNING IS CANCELLED... THE AFFECTED AREAS WERE... COASTAL WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM... THE STORMS HAVE WEAKENED AND NO LONGER POSE A SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO BOATERS. LAT...LON 3197 8086 3200 8084 3202 8084 3194 8065 3178 8078 3186 8099 TIME...MOT...LOC 1905Z 277DEG 30KT 3190 8104 3191 8084 $$ AMZ354-201945- /O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0022.000000T0000Z-150520T1945Z/ 306 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2015 ...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 345 PM EDT... FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS... COASTAL WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM ... INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY... AT 302 PM EDT...METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT... LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR WASSAW SOUND BUOY TO NEAR SAVANNAH BUOY...MOVING EAST AT 30 KNOTS. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... SEA BUOY 2W...CHANNEL BUOY 5...110 DEGREE OLYMPIC BUOY...MOTHERLODE BARGE...BUOY K C...SAILBOAT JUPITER AND SAVANNAH BUOY. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING... AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS. FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS. && LAT...LON 3197 8086 3200 8084 3202 8084 3194 8065 3178 8078 3186 8099 TIME...MOT...LOC 1905Z 277DEG 30KT 3190 8104 3191 8084 $$

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