Marine Weather Statement
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000 FZUS72 KCHS 040239 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 1039 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016 AMZ352-040248- /O.CAN.KCHS.MA.W.0040.000000T0000Z-160504T0345Z/ 1039 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016 ...THE SPECIAL MARINE WARNING IS CANCELLED... THE AFFECTED AREAS WERE... COASTAL WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM... THE THUNDERSTORM HAS MOVED OUT OF THE WARNED AREA AND NO LONGER POSES A SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO BOATERS. A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA. LAT...LON 3231 7929 3214 7950 3204 7966 3194 7989 3214 8008 3229 7991 3254 7997 3264 8002 3270 7993 TIME...MOT...LOC 0238Z 256DEG 26KT 3238 7977 $$ AMZ350-370-372-040345- /O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0040.000000T0000Z-160504T0345Z/ 1039 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016 ...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1145 PM EDT... FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS... COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM... WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO 40 NM... WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO EDISTO BEACH SC EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO 40 NM... AT 1038 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 8 NM NORTH OF EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS. HAZARD...WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT...BOATS COULD SUFFER SIGNIFICANT STRUCTURAL DAMAGE IN HIGH WINDS. SMALL CRAFT COULD CAPSIZE IN SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... LOWCOUNTRY ANGLERS... EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF... PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS. && A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA. LAT...LON 3231 7929 3214 7950 3204 7966 3194 7989 3214 8008 3229 7991 3254 7997 3264 8002 3270 7993 TIME...MOT...LOC 0238Z 256DEG 26KT 3238 7977 HAIL...<.75IN WIND...50KTS $$

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