Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS72 KCHS 171825 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 225 PM EDT MON JUL 17 2017 AMZ354-171930- /O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0092.000000T0000Z-170717T1930Z/ 225 PM EDT MON JUL 17 2017 ...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 330 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 224 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NEAR DOBOY SOUND BUOY D...OR 29 NM WEST OF R2 TOWER...MOVING NORTHEAST 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... K T K BUOY... SAPELO CHANNELBUOY 3... BUOY B L... SAPELO BUOY S... STEEL BARGE MODENA... BUOY B H... PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE EXPECTED. THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY. && LAT...LON 3145 8132 3143 8128 3161 8118 3166 8109 3155 8084 3130 8101 3141 8135 TIME...MOT...LOC 1824Z 246DEG 7KT 3143 8113 WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE HAIL...0.00IN WIND...>34KTS $$ NED

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