Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS72 KCHS 031848 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 248 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015 AMZ330-350-352-032030- /O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0067.000000T0000Z-150703T2030Z/ 248 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015 ...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 430 PM EDT... FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS... CHARLESTON HARBOR... 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... AT 246 PM EDT...METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DANGEROUS WINDS IN EXCESS OF 50 KT...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 15 NM NORTHWEST OF CAPERS ISLAND BUOY TO 13 NM NORTH OF PARRIS ISLAND REEF...MOVING EAST AT 25 KT. AT 245 PM A WIND GUST TO 54 KT WAS REPORTED AT THE CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...CHARLESTON HARBOR...FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...BULL BREAKERS...EDISTO FORTY REEF...CAPERS REEF...JOE SHUFORD REEF...LOWCOUNTRY ANGLERS...FRIPP INLET BUOY... RATTLESNAKE SHOAL...HUNTING ISLAND REEF...AIR FORCE REEF...CHARLESTON NEARSHORE REEF...CHARLESTON SIXTY...FRIPP ISLAND REEF...SOUTH SANTEE RIVER ENTRANCE...HECTOR REEF...JIMMY LELAND TUG...EDISTO SIXTY REEF...DEVEAUX BANK...PELICAN BANK AND N. EDISTO NEARSHORE REEF. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... THIS IS A DANGEROUS SITUATION. AS THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS. && A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM EDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS. LAT...LON 3295 7894 3272 7918 3222 8010 3207 8022 3222 8064 3237 8043 3251 8051 3249 8037 3259 8040 3248 8034 3261 8000 3269 7989 3280 7992 3275 7984 3280 7973 3291 7957 3303 7954 3304 7954 3301 7936 3312 7928 TIME...MOT...LOC 1846Z 278DEG 26KT 3295 7998 3254 8067 $$

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