Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1200 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

AMZ352-354-180500-
1200 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE WATERS...

AT 1159 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS UP TO 30
KT...LOCATED ABOUT 8 NM WEST OF THE MOUTH OF THE SAVANNAH
RIVER...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 KT.

MARINE LOCATIONS IN AND AROUND CALIBOGUE SOUND...HUNTING ISLAND
REEF...FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...FRIPP ISLAND REEF...FRIPP ISLAND...BETSY
ROSS REEF...BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...HILTON HEAD REEF...DUA BUOY...CCA
BUOY AND BUOY KC WILL BE IMPACTED THROUGH 100 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.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT
TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3182 8104 3200 8085 3202 8084 3202 8088
      3206 8093 3205 8090 3213 8084 3213 8077
      3223 8066 3223 8063 3230 8065 3226 8064
      3232 8046 3240 8043 3241 8045 3230 8013
      3169 8068 3168 8114

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