Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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

AMZ352-354-370-374-191900-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0110.000000T0000Z-140819T1900Z/
113 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 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...
  WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
  60 NM...
  WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20
  NM TO 40 NM...

AT 113 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO
INDICATE A SEVERE LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING SEVERE
WINDS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS...LOCATED FROM 16 MILES WEST OF SAVANNAH
RIVER TO 20 MILES WEST OF BUOY BL...MOVING EAST AT 35 KT.

SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
CALIBOGUE SOUND...ALT BUOY...SAINT CATHERINES BUOY...BUOY BL...SAPELO
BUOY S...BUOY STC...DUA BUOY...CAT BUOY...BUOY KC...DRH BUOY...HILTON
HEAD REEF...BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...CCA BUOY...BUOY J...BUOY L...
BETSY ROSS REEF AND THE LEDGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU ARE OPERATING A SMALL CRAFT...IF POSSIBLE SEEK SAFE HARBOR
NOW. IF YOU CANNOT REACH A SAFE PORT...PREPARE FOR THE RAPID ONSET OF
DANGEROUS THUNDERSTORM CONDITIONS WHICH CAN RAPIDLY CAPSIZE AND SINK
SMALL CRAFT AND CAN IMPACT THE SEAWORTHINESS OF LARGER CRAFT. BE SURE
ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES.

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 3129 8142 3134 8140 3133 8129 3134 8128
      3135 8141 3136 8142 3138 8136 3142 8138
      3139 8127 3172 8113 3197 8086 3202 8084
      3207 8092 3223 8066 3208 7959 3195 7988
      3171 8014 3159 7989 3111 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 1713Z 280DEG 37KT 3207 8110 3169 8140

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