Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FZUS72 KCHS 232239
MWSCHS

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
639 PM EDT SUN AUG 23 2015

AMZ352-354-372-374-232315-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0157.000000T0000Z-150823T2315Z/
639 PM EDT SUN AUG 23 2015

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 715 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM...
COASTAL WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM ...
INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANAH GA EXTENDING FROM FROM 20 NM
TO 40 NM...
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO 60
NM...

AT 639 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...
LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR HILTON HEAD REEF TO NEAR TUG
RIO CARONI...MOVING EAST AT 15 KT.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BUOY TENDER SAGEBRUSH...R2 TOWER...R7 TOWER...TUG SENASQUA...D R H
BUOY...TUG MATT TURECAMO...HILTON HEAD REEF...TUG ELMIRA...JOHN
BIRD...CHANNEL BUOY 5...TUG RIO APON...110 DEGREE OLYMPIC BUOY...D U
A BUOY...BUOY L...FERRY BOAT JANET...TUG RIO CARONI...LATEX BARGE...
DREDGE HENRY...BUOY J AND SAPELO BUOY S.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3124 8101 3181 8091 3200 8077 3202 8084
      3208 8043 3206 8019 3207 8000 3172 8014
      3157 8018 3113 8033
TIME...MOT...LOC 2239Z 262DEG 17KT 3194 8064 3125 8086

$$


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