Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
709 PM EDT THU JUL 23 2015

AMZ352-354-240045-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0111.000000T0000Z-150724T0045Z/
709 PM EDT THU JUL 23 2015

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 845 PM 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 708 PM EDT...METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A LINE OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS...LOCATED ALONG A
LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR CHANNEL BUOY 5 TO 15 NM WEST OF SAPELO
CHANNELBUOY 3...MOVING EAST AT 20 KT.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BUOY TENDER SAGEBRUSH...GENERAL GORDON...BUOY B L...C A T BUOY...D R
H BUOY...BUOY B H...FRIPP ISLAND REEF...HILTON HEAD REEF...TUG
ELMIRA...EDISTO SIXTY REEF...DOBOY SOUND BUOY D...JOHN BIRD...SAPELO
CHANNELBUOY 3...CHANNEL BUOY 5...TUG RIO APON...110 DEGREE OLYMPIC
BUOY...D U A BUOY...FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...SEA BUOY OS AND SEA BUOY 2W.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AS THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER THE WATER...BOATERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS
AND HIGH WAVES. MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR OR STAY CLOSE TO SHORE UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

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 3132 8129 3141 8139 3138 8127 3172 8113
      3203 8085 3205 8092 3223 8063 3230 8065
      3227 8064 3233 8045 3240 8043 3256 8055
      3229 7992 3188 8054 3157 8081 3124 8094
      3129 8141 3136 8144
TIME...MOT...LOC 2308Z 288DEG 18KT 3204 8079 3153 8142

$$

DPB


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