Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FZUS72 KCHS 171947
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
347 PM EDT TUE MAY 17 2016

AMZ352-354-172015-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0044.000000T0000Z-160517T2015Z/
347 PM EDT TUE MAY 17 2016

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 415 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM...
COASTAL WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...
INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...

AT 347 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR WASSAW SOUND BUOY TO NEAR HILTON HEAD REEF...
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS.

HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
         SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CHANNEL BUOY 5...                 GASKINS BANK WRECK...
WHITEWATER REEF...                GASKIN BANKS...
SAVANNAH BUOY...                  HILTON HEAD REEF...
FISH AMERICA...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 3215 8086 3216 8077 3218 8075 3199 8047
      3191 8074 3190 8085 3199 8089 3204 8095
      3208 8095
TIME...MOT...LOC 1947Z 214DEG 17KT 3202 8091 3202 8069

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$


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