Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS72 KCHS 200004 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 804 PM EDT MON SEP 19 2016 AMZ330-350-370-200030- 804 PM EDT MON SEP 19 2016 ...STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER THE COASTAL WATERS... AT 804 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM... CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER RATTLESNAKE SHOAL...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS. MARINE LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED THROUGH 830 PM EDT INCLUDE: BULL BREAKERS...CAPERS REEF...CAPERS ISLAND BUOY...JOE SHUFORD REEF...CAPERS MID SHELF...RATTLESNAKE SHOAL...AIR FORCE REEF... CHARLESTON NEARSHORE REEF...CHARLESTON SIXTY...DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF...JIMMY LELAND TUG...CHARLESTON COASTAL ANGLERS...COMANCHE REEF AND Y-73 REEF. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER WAVES AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES. FREQUENT CLOUD TO WATER LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS. && LAT...LON 3303 7946 3304 7939 3276 7878 3218 7953 3267 7997 3271 7991 3273 7994 3280 7985 3279 7984 3283 7976 3287 7972 3291 7964 3295 7964 3306 7949 $$ JMC

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