Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FZUS72 KCHS 181713
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
113 PM EDT MON JUL 18 2016

AMZ372-181722-
/O.CAN.KCHS.MA.W.0091.000000T0000Z-160718T1745Z/
113 PM EDT MON JUL 18 2016

...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 THUNDERSTORMS HAVE WEAKENED AND NO LONGER POSE A SIGNIFICANT
THREAT TO BOATERS.

LAT...LON 3127 8060 3156 8039 3146 7995 3142 8004
      3111 8028 3116 8054
TIME...MOT...LOC 1712Z 186DEG 2KT 3245 8029 3123 8028 3180 8122

$$

AMZ374-181745-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0091.000000T0000Z-160718T1745Z/
113 PM EDT MON JUL 18 2016

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 145 PM EDT...

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

AT 112 PM EDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS
WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR EDISTO FORTY REEF TO 17
NM SOUTHEAST OF R2 TOWER TO 10 NM NORTHWEST OF ST CATHERINES BUOY 3.
THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE NEARLY STATIONARY.

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.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3127 8060 3156 8039 3146 7995 3142 8004
      3111 8028 3116 8054
TIME...MOT...LOC 1712Z 186DEG 2KT 3245 8029 3123 8028 3180 8122

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

$$


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