Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
656 PM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

AMZ330-350-190000-
656 PM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

...LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE WATERS...

AT 656 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 NM NORTHWEST
OF SOUTH SANTEE RIVER ENTRANCE TO 9 NM NORTH OF CAPERS ISLAND BUOY TO
12 NM NORTH OF STONO INSHORE REEF TO 17 NM NORTHWEST OF N. EDISTO
NEARSHORE REEF TO 23 NM NORTH OF FRIPP INLET BUOY...MOVING SOUTHEAST
AT 20 KNOTS.

MARINE LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED THROUGH 800 PM EDT INCLUDE... BULL
BREAKERS...CAPERS REEF...CAPERS ISLAND BUOY...LOWCOUNTRY ANGLERS...
RATTLESNAKE SHOAL...AIR FORCE REEF...CHARLESTON NEARSHORE
REEF...SOUTH SANTEE RIVER ENTRANCE...HECTOR REEF...JIMMY LELAND
TUG...DEVEAUX BANK... N. EDISTO NEARSHORE REEF...CHARLESTON COASTAL
ANGLERS...CAPE ROMAIN REEF AND KIAWAH REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

THIS LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE WINDS UP TO 30
KNOTS...AND COULD POSE A SERIOUS HAZARD FOR BOATERS. A SPECIAL MARINE
WARNING MAY BE REQUIRED. SPECIAL MARINE WARNINGS ARE ISSUED FOR
THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS OF 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...PENNY SIZED HAIL OR
LARGER...AND WATERSPOUTS. CONTINUE TO MONITOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO ALL
HAZARDS AND COAST GUARD BROADCASTS FOR THE LATEST FORECASTS...
WARNINGS AND STATEMENTS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
CHARLESTON.

&&

LAT...LON 3312 7927 3300 7903 3266 7968 3237 8009
      3252 8036 3253 8046 3257 8036 3252 8032
      3258 8022 3264 8002 3271 7991 3276 7998
      3284 7994 3279 7983 3283 7976 3291 7964
      3296 7965 3307 7953 3303 7940 3311 7936

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