Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FZUS72 KCHS 210709
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
309 AM EDT MON JUL 21 2014

AMZ350-370-210800-
309 AM EDT MON JUL 21 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...

AT 308 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS UP TO 30 KT AND
FREQUENT LIGHTNING...6 NM NORTHEAST OF EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF...MOVING
EAST AT 10 KT.

MARINE LOCATIONS IN AND AROUND Y-73 REEF...THE GARDENS AND COMANCHE
REEF WILL BE IMPACTED THROUGH 400 AM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PREPARE FOR SUDDEN WIND SHIFTS AND WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS 30 KNOTS...
STEEPENING WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING AND POOR VISIBILITY IN HEAVY
RAIN. BE SURE ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION
DEVICES. TURN ON BILGE PUMPS. IF POSSIBLE...STAY BELOW DECK.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE THUNDERSTORMS. IF CAUGHT
ON THE OPEN WATER...STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE AND KEEP AWAY FROM
METAL OBJECTS. BE SURE ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING APPROVED PERSONAL
FLOATATION DEVICES.

&&

LAT...LON 3215 7986 3229 7992 3229 7991 3231 7993
      3248 8001 3271 7871 3245 7899 3232 7927
      3218 7945

$$

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