Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1030 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

AMZ354-374-170400-
1030 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

AT 1024 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS UP TO 30 KT...FROM
BUOY STC TO 5 NM SOUTH OF BUOY J...OR FROM 8 NM EAST OF SAINT
CATHERINES SOUND TO 8 NM NORTHEAST OF 41008...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 10
KT.

MARINE LOCATIONS IN AND AROUND SAINT CATHERINES BUOY...BUOY BL AND
SAPELO BUOY S WILL BE IMPACTED THROUGH MIDNIGHT 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.

CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR ANY SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS TO PRODUCE
WATERSPOUTS. MOVE YOUR BOAT AWAY FROM WATERSPOUTS...WHICH PRODUCE
WINDS AND SEAS THAT CAN ENDANGER SMALL CRAFT. BE SURE ALL PASSENGERS
ARE WEARING APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES.

&&

LAT...LON 3145 8123 3152 8118 3155 8118 3162 8113
      3163 8115 3165 8114 3164 8113 3172 8113
      3177 8107 3181 8104 3182 8104 3191 8094
      3194 8091 3197 8086 3202 8084 3181 8038
      3122 8082

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