Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
155 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

AMZ350-370-151930-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0008.000000T0000Z-170215T1930Z/
155 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 230 PM EST...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20
NM...
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO EDISTO BEACH SC EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO 40 NM...

AT 153 PM EST...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR VERMILLION REEF TO 13 NM SOUTH OF
HORSESHOE REEF TO 10 NM WEST OF DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF...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...
CAPERS MID SHELF...               Y-73 REEF...
DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF...           COMANCHE REEF...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3280 7863 3246 7898 3233 7924 3241 7976
      3295 7897
TIME...MOT...LOC 1853Z 263DEG 36KT 3293 7862 3274 7881 3242 7953

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

$$



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