Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS72 KCHS 180400 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 1200 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014 AMZ352-354-180500- 1200 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014 ...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE WATERS... AT 1159 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS UP TO 30 KT...LOCATED ABOUT 8 NM WEST OF THE MOUTH OF THE SAVANNAH RIVER...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 KT. MARINE LOCATIONS IN AND AROUND CALIBOGUE SOUND...HUNTING ISLAND REEF...FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...FRIPP ISLAND REEF...FRIPP ISLAND...BETSY ROSS REEF...BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...HILTON HEAD REEF...DUA BUOY...CCA BUOY AND BUOY KC WILL BE IMPACTED THROUGH 100 AM EDT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... PREPARE FOR SUDDEN WIND SHIFTS AND WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS 30 KNOTS... STEEPENING WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING AND POOR VISIBILITY IN HEAVY RAIN. BE SURE ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES. TURN ON BILGE PUMPS. IF POSSIBLE...STAY BELOW DECK. REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE. && LAT...LON 3182 8104 3200 8085 3202 8084 3202 8088 3206 8093 3205 8090 3213 8084 3213 8077 3223 8066 3223 8063 3230 8065 3226 8064 3232 8046 3240 8043 3241 8045 3230 8013 3169 8068 3168 8114 $$

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