Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
831 PM EDT TUE MAY 17 2016

AMZ370-372-180040-
/O.CAN.KCHS.MA.W.0047.000000T0000Z-160518T0130Z/
831 PM EDT TUE MAY 17 2016

...THE SPECIAL MARINE WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE AFFECTED AREAS WERE...
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...

THE THUNDERSTORMS HAVE MOVED OUT OF THE WARNED AREA AND NO LONGER
POSE A SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO BOATERS.

LAT...LON 3112 8027 3111 8030 3127 8118 3157 8047
      3170 8011 3158 7988
TIME...MOT...LOC 0030Z 287DEG 33KT 3181 7970 3156 8040 3134 8102

$$

AMZ354-374-180130-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0047.000000T0000Z-160518T0130Z/
831 PM EDT TUE MAY 17 2016

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 930 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 NM TO
60 NM...

AT 830 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 27 NM SOUTH OF EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF TO 13 NM NORTHEAST
OF R2 TOWER TO NEAR D R H BUOY...MOVING EAST AT 35 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...
R2 TOWER...                       D R H BUOY...
JOHN BIRD...                      TUG RIO CARONI...
BUOY GRS...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3112 8027 3111 8030 3127 8118 3157 8047
      3170 8011 3158 7988
TIME...MOT...LOC 0030Z 287DEG 33KT 3181 7970 3156 8040 3134 8102

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

$$



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