Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS72 KCHS 241939 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 239 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014 AMZ350-352-354-242045- 239 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014 ...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE WATERS... AT 236 PM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS UP TO 30 KT... FROM 18 NM NORTHWEST OF CALIBOGUE SOUND TO 14 NM WEST OF SAVANNAH RIVER... OR FROM 19 NM NORTHWEST OF HILTON HEAD ISLAND TO 9 NM NORTHWEST OF OSSABAW SOUND...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 KT. MARINE LOCATIONS IN AND AROUND HILTON HEAD REEF...BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...BETSY ROSS REEF...FRIPP ISLAND...HUNTING ISLAND REEF...FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...FRIPP ISLAND REEF...COOSAW RIVER...SOUTH EDISTO RIVER...EDISTO FORTY REEF...EDISTO SIXTY REEF AND KIAWAH REEF WILL BE IMPACTED THROUGH 345 PM EST. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... PREPARE FOR A SUDDEN WIND SHIFT AND FOR POOR VISIBILITY IN TORRENTIAL RAIN...AS WELL AS FOR CLOUD TO WATER LIGHTNING. SHIFTING WINDS WILL QUICKLY ALTER THE SEA STATE. BE SURE ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES. IF YOU ARE UNDER SAIL...CONSIDER LOWERING YOUR SAILS AND GETTING UNDERWAY USING YOUR ENGINE. && LAT...LON 3190 8095 3201 8084 3206 8093 3223 8063 3230 8065 3226 8062 3233 8046 3240 8043 3257 8055 3249 8046 3251 8041 3255 8041 3248 8034 3256 8021 3264 7998 3229 7990 3222 8010 3207 8021 3200 8033 $$

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