Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FZUS72 KCHS 211431
MWSCHS

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1031 AM EDT THU JUL 21 2016

AMZ352-211500-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0097.000000T0000Z-160721T1500Z/
1031 AM EDT THU JUL 21 2016

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 AM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM...

AT 1030 AM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS WAS
LOCATED NEAR CHANNEL BUOY 5...OR 9 NM NORTH OF SAVANNAH BUOY...MOVING
SOUTHWEST AT 5 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...
FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...             BETSY ROSS REEF...
GENERAL GORDON...                 BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...
GASKINS BANK WRECK...             WHITEWATER REEF...
FRIPP INLET BUOY...               GASKIN BANKS...
HUNTING ISLAND REEF...            FISH AMERICA...
FRIPP ISLAND REEF...              HILTON HEAD REEF...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3210 8089 3216 8077 3243 8036 3226 8000
      3221 8011 3211 8017 3204 8024 3194 8047
      3188 8053 3202 8084
TIME...MOT...LOC 1430Z 027DEG 9KT 3208 8072

WATERSPOUT...OBSERVED
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

DPB



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