Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS72 KCHS 231512 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 1112 AM EDT SUN AUG 23 2015 AMZ354-374-231645- 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- 1112 AM EDT SUN AUG 23 2015 ...WATERSPOUTS POSSIBLE UNTIL EARLY AFTERNOON... AT 1110 AM EDT...SATELLITE IMAGERY CONTINUED TO DEPICT PERSISTENT CUMULUS CLOUDS OVER GEORGIA COASTAL WATERS...AND NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THAT SHOWERS WERE DEVELOPING AND DISSIPATING WITHIN THIS AREA. THROUGH ABOUT 1230 PM...CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN FAVORABLE FOR ISOLATED WATERSPOUTS ACROSS GEORGIA COASTAL WATERS BETWEEN THE SAVANNAH RIVER AND ALTAMAHA SOUND...OUT TO 40 NM. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... IF WATERSPOUTS OCCUR...MOVE YOUR BOAT AWAY FROM THE WATERSPOUT. REMEMBER THAT WATERSPOUTS CAN DEVELOP RAPIDLY AND PRODUCE WINDS AND SEAS THAT ARE DANGEROUS FOR VESSELS AND EVERYONE ONBOARD. REPORT WATERSPOUTS TO THE U.S. COAST GUARD AND ASK THEM TO RELAY THE REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON. && $$

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