Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS72 KCHS 230053 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 753 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017 AMZ354-372-230101- /O.CAN.KCHS.MA.W.0006.000000T0000Z-170123T0145Z/ 753 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017 ...THE SPECIAL MARINE WARNING IS CANCELLED... THE AFFECTED AREAS WERE... COASTAL WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM... INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY... WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO 40 NM... THE THUNDERSTORM HAS MOVED OUT OF THE WARNED AREA AND NO LONGER POSES A SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO BOATERS. LAT...LON 3124 8093 3129 8093 3139 8087 3157 8081 3172 8064 3188 8054 3171 8014 3158 7988 3146 7995 3142 8004 3122 8019 3119 8024 3111 8029 TIME...MOT...LOC 0051Z 236DEG 43KT 3157 8076 $$ AMZ374-230145- /O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0006.000000T0000Z-170123T0145Z/ 753 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017 ...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 845 PM EST... FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS... WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO 60 NM... AT 751 PM EST...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED OVER BUOY J...OR 14 NM NORTHWEST OF R2 TOWER...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 KNOTS. ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS MOVING IN FROM THE SOUTH MAY POSE A THREAT FOR WATER SPOUTS ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... SAYLER BARGE... TUG DELTA DIAMOND... HONEY BARGE... TUG SENASQUA... LATEX BARGE... DREDGE HENRY... R2 TOWER... BUOY L... PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE EXPECTED. THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY. && LAT...LON 3124 8093 3129 8093 3139 8087 3157 8081 3172 8064 3188 8054 3171 8014 3158 7988 3146 7995 3142 8004 3122 8019 3119 8024 3111 8029 TIME...MOT...LOC 0051Z 236DEG 43KT 3157 8076 WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE HAIL...0.00IN WIND...>34KTS $$ MTE

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