Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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

AMZ352-354-370-374-191900-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0110.000000T0000Z-140819T1900Z/
130 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 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...
  WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
  60 NM...
  WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20
  NM TO 40 NM...

AT 130 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 7 MILES WEST OF SAVANNAH
RIVER TO 10 MILES WEST OF BUOY BL...MOVING EAST AT 35 KT.

SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
CALIBOGUE SOUND...SAINT CATHERINES BUOY...BUOY BL...SAPELO BUOY S...
BUOY STC...DUA BUOY...CAT BUOY...BUOY KC...HILTON HEAD REEF...
BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...CCA BUOY...BUOY J...BUOY L...BETSY ROSS REEF
AND THE LEDGE.

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 3150 8119 3162 8113 3172 8113 3199 8085
      3202 8084 3206 8090 3212 8084 3211 8082
      3215 8074 3223 8066 3208 7959 3195 7988
      3171 8014 3160 7994 3122 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 1730Z 280DEG 37KT 3205 8091 3166 8120

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