Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
226 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

AMZ350-352-370-191945-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0111.000000T0000Z-140819T1945Z/
226 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 345 PM EDT FOR
THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20
  NM...
  WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20
  NM TO 40 NM...

AT 226 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO
INDICATE A SEVERE LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING SEVERE
WINDS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS...LOCATED FROM 12 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
COOSAW RIVER TO 7 MILES SOUTH OF HUNTING ISLAND REEF...MOVING EAST
AT 30 KT.

SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO FRIPP
ISLAND WRECK...HUNTING ISLAND REEF...COOSAW RIVER...FRIPP ISLAND
REEF...SOUTH EDISTO RIVER...EDISTO FORTY REEF...EDISTO SIXTY REEF...
KIAWAH REEF...STONO INLET BUOY...FOLLY ISLAND AND FOLLY BEACH.

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 3229 8066 3230 8065 3226 8063 3226 8064
      3232 8046 3238 8043 3254 8054 3249 8047
      3250 8042 3255 8043 3258 8039 3255 8041
      3248 8034 3256 8021 3261 8000 3267 7992
      3217 7946 3208 7960 3222 8064
TIME...MOT...LOC 1826Z 272DEG 31KT 3236 8060 3211 8034

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