Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS72 KCHS 172048 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 448 PM EDT THU JUL 17 2014 AMZ354-172145- 448 PM EDT THU JUL 17 2014 ...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE WATERS... AT 447 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS UP TO 30 KT...8 NM NORTH OF SAINT CATHERINES BUOY...OR ABOUT 3 NM SOUTHWEST OF OSSABAW SOUND...MOVING SOUTH AT 10 KT. MARINE LOCATIONS IN AND AROUND DUA BUOY...BUOY STC...CAT BUOY AND BUOY BL WILL BE IMPACTED THROUGH 545 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 3165 8114 3164 8113 3172 8113 3176 8110 3177 8107 3181 8104 3182 8104 3189 8096 3167 8082 3161 8114 3162 8113 3163 8115 $$

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