Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS72 KCHS 181315 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 915 AM EDT MON JUL 18 2016 AMZ352-354-372-374-181600- WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM- WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY- 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 TO 60 NM- 915 AM EDT MON JUL 18 2016 ...ISOLATED WATERSPOUTS POSSIBLE THIS MORNING... AT 915 AM EDT...SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOWED BANDS OF TOWERING CUMULUS CLOUDS OVER COASTAL WATERS SOUTH OF EDISTO BEACH. DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THAT SHOWERS WERE ALSO DEVELOPING... ESPECIALLY EAST OF ALTAMAHA SOUND. ANY TOWERING CUMULUS AND SHOWERS COULD PRODUCE ISOLATED...BRIEF WATERSPOUTS THIS MORNING. AS THE SEA BREEZE DEVELOPS AROUND MIDDAY...THE POTENTIAL FOR WATERSPOUTS SHOULD DIMINISH. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... MOVE YOUR BOAT AWAY FROM ANY WATERSPOUTS. REMEMBER THAT WATERSPOUTS CAN DEVELOP RAPIDLY AND PRODUCE WINDS AND SEAS THAT ARE DANGEROUS FOR SMALL CRAFT AND EVERYONE ONBOARD. REPORT WATERSPOUTS TO THE COAST GUARD AND ASK THEM TO RELAY THE REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON. && $$

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