Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FZUS72 KCHS 311431
MWSCHS

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1031 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

AMZ350-352-370-372-311545-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0118.000000T0000Z-150731T1545Z/
1031 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1145 AM EDT...

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

AT 1030 AM EDT...METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...
LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 NM NORTHWEST OF BEAUFORT 45
FEET REEF TO NEAR HUNTING ISLAND REEF TO 8 NM SOUTHWEST OF EDISTO
OFFSHORE REEF...MOVING WEST AT 10 KT.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...GENERAL GORDON...BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...
WHITEWATER REEF...HUNTING ISLAND REEF...EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF...FRIPP
ISLAND REEF...HILTON HEAD REEF...BETSY ROSS REEF...EDISTO SIXTY
REEF...CHANNEL BUOY 5...GASKINS BANK WRECK...GASKIN BANKS AND FISH
AMERICA.

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 THIS STORM.  IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3212 8084 3211 8081 3214 8075 3222 8063
      3227 8065 3226 8063 3227 8057 3232 8029
      3247 8005 3250 7991 3247 7981 3213 7952
      3204 7966 3196 7985 3195 8023 3197 8074
      3205 8091
TIME...MOT...LOC 1430Z 075DEG 11KT 3218 8060 3219 8033 3219 7997

$$

CB


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