Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
341 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

AMZ350-202115-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0114.000000T0000Z-140820T2115Z/
341 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 515 PM EDT FOR
THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20
  NM...

AT 340 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO
INDICATE A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING SEVERE WINDS IN
EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS...LOCATED OVER SOUTH SANTEE RIVER...OR ABOUT 2
MILES SOUTH OF SOUTH SANTEE RIVER...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 5 KT.

SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO CAPE
ROMAIN BUOY...CAPE ISLAND...CAPE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE...HECTOR REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU ARE OPERATING A SMALL CRAFT...IF POSSIBLE SEEK SAFE HARBOR
NOW. IF YOU CANNOT REACH A SAFE PORT...PREPARE FOR THE RAPID ONSET OF
DANGEROUS THUNDERSTORM CONDITIONS WHICH CAN RAPIDLY CAPSIZE AND SINK
SMALL CRAFT AND CAN IMPACT THE SEAWORTHINESS OF LARGER CRAFT. BE SURE
ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN CHARLESTON AT 1-888-383-2024. REPORTS CAN ALSO BE SENT TO
CHS.SKYWARN@NOAA.GOV OR THROUGH TWITTER TO #WXREPORT.

&&

LAT...LON 3296 7894 3286 7905 3281 7916 3278 7947
      3298 7950 3301 7948 3301 7936 3306 7934
      3308 7934 3312 7928
TIME...MOT...LOC 1940Z 023DEG 6KT 3308 7929

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