Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
426 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

AMZ354-374-192115-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0112.000000T0000Z-140819T2115Z/
426 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 515 PM EDT FOR
THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...
  INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...
  WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
  60 NM...

AT 425 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO
INDICATE A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS
OF 35 KNOTS...FROM 7 MILES EAST OF 41008 TO 9 MILES EAST OF DRH
BUOY...MOVING EAST AT 35 KT.

THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT 41008...HONEY BARGE AND R2
TOWER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PREPARE FOR STRONG WIND GUSTS AND SUDDEN WIND SHIFTS...STEEP AND
RAPIDLY BUILDING WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING AND POOR VISIBILITY IN
HEAVY RAIN AND BLOWING SPRAY. BE SURE ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING
APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES. TURN ON BILGE PUMPS.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN CHARLESTON AT 1-888-383-2024. REPORTS CAN ALSO BE SENT TO
CHS.SKYWARN@NOAA.GOV OR THROUGH TWITTER TO #WXREPORT.

&&

LAT...LON 3125 8101 3138 8102 3151 8087 3154 7992
      3145 7996 3142 8003 3120 8023 3111 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 2025Z 283DEG 35KT 3136 8069 3124 8077

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