Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FZUS72 KCHS 030118
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
918 PM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

AMZ370-030230-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0065.000000T0000Z-150703T0230Z/
918 PM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1030 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO EDISTO BEACH SC EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO 40 NM...

AT 917 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DANGEROUS WINDS IN EXCESS OF 50
KT...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 9 NM SOUTHWEST OF CAPE
ROMAIN REEF TO EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF...MOVING EAST AT 45 KT.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BUOY 41004...CAPERS MID SHELF...DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF...Y-73 REEF AND
COMANCHE REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3246 7898 3231 7928 3213 7951 3229 7990
      3240 7971 3250 7961 3267 7934 3272 7918
      3295 7894 3280 7863
TIME...MOT...LOC 0117Z 254DEG 47KT 3286 7914 3225 7985

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