Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
922 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

AMZ350-352-370-372-311345-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0117.000000T0000Z-150731T1345Z/
922 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 945 AM EDT...

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 921 AM EDT...METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...LOCATED NEAR EDISTO
OFFSHORE REEF. THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS NEARLY STATIONARY.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
EDISTO SIXTY REEF...JOE SHUFORD REEF...CAPERS MID SHELF...KIAWAH
REEF...COMANCHE REEF...CHARLESTON SIXTY...DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF...Y-73
REEF AND EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.

FREQUENT 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 3231 7928 3204 7966 3194 7988 3217 8016
      3245 8008 3266 7979 3268 7943 3245 7899
TIME...MOT...LOC 1321Z 135DEG 2KT 3229 7979

$$

CB


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