Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FZUS72 KCHS 270439
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1239 AM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

AMZ352-354-270500-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0161.000000T0000Z-150827T0500Z/
1239 AM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 100 AM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM...
COASTAL WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM ...
INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...

AT 1239 AM EDT...METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...
LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 NM WEST OF CHANNEL BUOY 5 TO
NEAR HILTON HEAD REEF...MOVING NORTH AT 5 KT.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GENERAL GORDON...CHANNEL BUOY 5...GASKINS BANK WRECK...WHITEWATER
REEF...GASKIN BANKS...SAVANNAH BUOY...FISH AMERICA AND HILTON HEAD
REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 3195 8091 3197 8086 3199 8086 3200 8084
      3203 8085 3202 8088 3212 8084 3215 8074
      3221 8068 3222 8065 3227 8065 3226 8063
      3227 8057 3231 8049 3194 8055 3185 8095
TIME...MOT...LOC 0439Z 189DEG 6KT 3202 8088 3205 8067

$$



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