Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
707 PM EDT WED JUL 22 2015

AMZ352-354-230030-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0105.000000T0000Z-150723T0030Z/
707 PM EDT WED JUL 22 2015

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 830 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...

AT 707 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...LOCATED OVER HILTON
HEAD REEF...OR 8 NM EAST OF SAVANNAH BUOY...MOVING EAST AT 20 KT.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BUOY K C...SAILBOAT JUPITER...SAVANNAH BUOY...CHANNEL BUOY 5...110
DEGREE OLYMPIC BUOY AND MOTHERLODE BARGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THIS THUNDERSTORM MOVES OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY
WINDS AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE
UNTIL THE 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 3206 8072 3195 8059 3180 8073 3183 8083
      3194 8089 3200 8078
TIME...MOT...LOC 2307Z 286DEG 22KT 3196 8062

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