Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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047 FZUS72 KCHS 172316 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 716 PM EDT TUE MAY 17 2016 AMZ350-352-354-370-372-374-172345- /O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0046.000000T0000Z-160517T2345Z/ 716 PM EDT TUE MAY 17 2016 ...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 745 PM EDT... FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS... COASTAL WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM... COASTAL WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM... INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY... COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM... WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO 40 NM... WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO 60 NM... WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO EDISTO BEACH SC EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO 40 NM... AT 716 PM EDT...THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KNOTS...WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 8 NM NORTHWEST OF EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF TO 6 NM NORTHEAST OF R7 TOWER TO NEAR SAPELO CHANNELBUOY 3...MOVING EAST AT 50 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... BUOY TENDER SAGEBRUSH... R7 TOWER... BUOY B L... C A T BUOY... TUG SENASQUA... D R H BUOY... BUOY B H... TUG MATT TURECAMO... TUG ELMIRA... EDISTO SIXTY REEF... DOBOY SOUND BUOY D... JOHN BIRD... SAPELO CHANNELBUOY 3... TUG RIO APON... 110 DEGREE OLYMPIC BUOY... D U A BUOY... BUOY L... FERRY BOAT JANET... TUG RIO CARONI... LATEX BARGE... PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE EXPECTED. && LAT...LON 3144 8139 3143 8128 3161 8118 3174 8101 3218 8024 3235 8016 3249 8000 3232 7927 3204 7966 3195 7987 3171 8014 3169 8010 3123 8087 3131 8134 3130 8138 3128 8138 3131 8144 TIME...MOT...LOC 2316Z 273DEG 52KT 3237 7990 3186 8017 3146 8115 WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE HAIL...0.00IN WIND...>34KTS $$

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