Marine Weather Statement
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FZUS72 KCHS 151843
MWSCHS

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
143 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

AMZ350-352-370-372-151945-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0009.000000T0000Z-170215T1945Z/
143 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 245 PM EST...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM...
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 142 PM EST...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF TO NEAR
BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...MOVING EAST AT 15 KNOTS.

HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
         SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GENERAL GORDON...                 BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...
FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...             HUNTING ISLAND REEF...
BETSY ROSS REEF...                EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF...
FRIPP ISLAND REEF...              FISH AMERICA...
EDISTO SIXTY REEF...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3233 7924 3223 7940 3212 7952 3201 7971
      3195 7987 3189 7992 3215 8082 3244 7999
TIME...MOT...LOC 1842Z 289DEG 13KT 3233 7988 3214 8054

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

$$


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