Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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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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