Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS72 KCHS 170230 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 1030 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014 AMZ354-374-170400- 1030 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014 ...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS... AT 1024 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS UP TO 30 KT...FROM BUOY STC TO 5 NM SOUTH OF BUOY J...OR FROM 8 NM EAST OF SAINT CATHERINES SOUND TO 8 NM NORTHEAST OF 41008...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 10 KT. MARINE LOCATIONS IN AND AROUND SAINT CATHERINES BUOY...BUOY BL AND SAPELO BUOY S WILL BE IMPACTED THROUGH MIDNIGHT 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. CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR ANY SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS TO PRODUCE WATERSPOUTS. MOVE YOUR BOAT AWAY FROM WATERSPOUTS...WHICH PRODUCE WINDS AND SEAS THAT CAN ENDANGER SMALL CRAFT. BE SURE ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES. && LAT...LON 3145 8123 3152 8118 3155 8118 3162 8113 3163 8115 3165 8114 3164 8113 3172 8113 3177 8107 3181 8104 3182 8104 3191 8094 3194 8091 3197 8086 3202 8084 3181 8038 3122 8082 $$

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