Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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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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