Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1024 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

AMZ370-170400-
1024 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

AT 1020 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS UP TO 30 KT... FROM
R7 TOWER TO 39 NM SOUTHEAST OF R7 TOWER...OR FROM 4 NM WEST OF R7
TOWER TO 17 NM SOUTHEAST OF R8 TOWER...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 10 KT.

MARINE LOCATIONS IN AND AROUND R7 TOWER 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.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE THUNDERSTORMS. IF CAUGHT
ON THE OPEN WATER...STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE AND KEEP AWAY FROM
METAL OBJECTS. BE SURE ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING APPROVED PERSONAL
FLOATATION DEVICES.

&&

LAT...LON 3186 8047 3221 8004 3201 7972 3195 7988
      3184 7996 3177 8005 3172 8013

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