Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FZUS72 KCHS 162131
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
531 PM EDT WED JUL 16 2014

AMZ330-350-162230-
531 PM EDT WED JUL 16 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE WATERS...

AT 527 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS UP TO 30 KT... FROM
BULLS BAY TO 8 NM NORTHWEST OF N. EDISTO NEARSHORE REEF...OR FROM 4
NM WEST OF BULLS BAY TO 8 NM NORTHWEST OF N. EDISTO NEARSHORE REEF...
MOVING EAST AT 15 KT.

MARINE LOCATIONS IN AND AROUND BREACH INLET...FOLLY ISLAND...FOLLY
BEACH...BULL BREAKERS...STONO INLET BUOY...CHARLESTON
HARBOR...CHARLESTON NEARSHORE REEF...KIAWAH REEF AND CAPE ROMAIN
BUOY WILL BE IMPACTED THROUGH 630 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 3259 8012 3261 8000 3268 7990 3272 7987
      3275 7992 3281 7993 3276 7984 3280 7973
      3286 7969 3291 7957 3295 7962 3304 7954
      3304 7950 3300 7949 3301 7936 3305 7934
      3295 7896 3232 7989 3253 8025

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