Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS72 KCHS 241953 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 353 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017 AMZ354-242002- /O.CAN.KCHS.MA.W.0060.000000T0000Z-170524T2045Z/ 353 PM EDT WED MAY 24 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... THE THUNDERSTORM HAS MOVED OUT OF THE WARNED AREA AND NO LONGER POSES A SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO BOATERS. LAT...LON 3229 7991 3228 7994 3228 7997 3225 8001 3222 8010 3204 8025 3194 8047 3188 8054 3254 8045 TIME...MOT...LOC 1952Z 226DEG 51KT 3244 8015 $$ AMZ352-242045- /O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0060.000000T0000Z-170524T2045Z/ 353 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017 ...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 445 PM EDT... FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS... COASTAL WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM... AT 352 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED OVER EDISTO FORTY REEF...OR NEAR N. EDISTO NEARSHORE REEF...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 KNOTS. HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF... FRIPP ISLAND WRECK... HUNTING ISLAND REEF... BETSY ROSS REEF... FRIPP INLET BUOY... FRIPP ISLAND REEF... PELICAN BANK... EDISTO SIXTY REEF... EDISTO FORTY REEF... PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE EXPECTED. && LAT...LON 3229 7991 3228 7994 3228 7997 3225 8001 3222 8010 3204 8025 3194 8047 3188 8054 3254 8045 TIME...MOT...LOC 1952Z 226DEG 51KT 3244 8015 WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE HAIL...0.00IN WIND...>34KTS $$ CB

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