Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS72 KCHS 260254 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 1054 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014 AMZ350-352-260400- 1054 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014 ...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE WATERS... AT 1049 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS UP TO 30 KT... FROM COOSAW RIVER TO 4 NM NORTH OF CALIBOGUE SOUND...OR FROM 5 NM NORTHWEST OF SAINT HELENA SOUND TO 5 NM WEST OF HILTON HEAD ISLAND... MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 KT. MARINE LOCATIONS IN AND AROUND SOUTH EDISTO RIVER...FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...FRIPP ISLAND REEF...BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...HUNTING ISLAND REEF...HILTON HEAD REEF...EDISTO FORTY REEF...BETSY ROSS REEF AND EDISTO SIXTY REEF WILL BE IMPACTED THROUGH MIDNIGHT EDT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE THUNDERSTORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER...STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE AND KEEP AWAY FROM METAL OBJECTS. BE SURE ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES. PREPARE FOR A SUDDEN WIND SHIFT AND FOR RAPIDLY INCREASING WINDS. THIS WILL QUICKLY ALTER THE SEA STATE. BE SURE ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES. IF YOU ARE UNDER SAIL...CONSIDER LOWERING YOUR SAILS AND GETTING UNDERWAY USING YOUR ENGINE. REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE. && LAT...LON 3210 8086 3214 8075 3223 8063 3230 8065 3226 8062 3233 8046 3240 8043 3240 8046 3251 8050 3250 8042 3259 8040 3247 8041 3250 8036 3248 8034 3255 8022 3237 7976 3222 8010 3205 8025 3192 8050 $$

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