Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS72 KCHS 230015 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 815 PM EDT WED JUL 22 2015 AMZ372-230025- /O.CAN.KCHS.MA.W.0106.000000T0000Z-150723T0100Z/ 815 PM EDT WED JUL 22 2015 ...THE SPECIAL MARINE WARNING IS CANCELLED... THE AFFECTED AREAS WERE... WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO 40 NM... THE STORMS HAVE WEAKENED AND NO LONGER POSE A SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO BOATERS. LAT...LON 3163 8040 3173 8032 3177 8027 3171 8013 3158 7988 3147 7994 3144 7999 TIME...MOT...LOC 0015Z 293DEG 20KT 3165 8021 $$ AMZ374-230100- /O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0106.000000T0000Z-150723T0100Z/ 815 PM EDT WED JUL 22 2015 ...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT... FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS... WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO 60 NM... AT 812 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM... CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...LOCATED 10 NM SOUTH OF R7 TOWER...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS. THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING... AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES. FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS. REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE. && LAT...LON 3163 8040 3173 8032 3177 8027 3171 8013 3158 7988 3147 7994 3144 7999 TIME...MOT...LOC 0015Z 293DEG 20KT 3165 8021 $$

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