Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FZUS72 KCHS 241956
MWSCHS

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
356 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

AMZ372-374-242115-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0061.000000T0000Z-170524T2115Z/
356 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 515 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO 40
NM...
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO
60 NM...

AT 355 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED 12 NM SOUTH OF EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF...MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 50 KNOTS.

HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
         HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY
         HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
R7 TOWER...                       EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 3192 8049 3204 8025 3222 8010 3229 7990
      3213 7951 3201 7971 3195 7987 3183 7998
      3171 8014 3159 7989 3111 8028 3186 8053
TIME...MOT...LOC 1955Z 226DEG 49KT 3204 7988

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

CB


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