Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
324 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

AMZ330-031933-
/O.CAN.KCHS.MA.W.0067.000000T0000Z-150703T2030Z/
324 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...THE SPECIAL MARINE WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE AFFECTED AREAS WERE...
CHARLESTON HARBOR...

THE STORMS HAVE MOVED OUT OF THE WARNED AREA AND NO LONGER POSE A
SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO BOATERS.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM EDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.
LAT...LON 3295 7894 3272 7918 3267 7934 3222 8010
      3207 8022 3222 8064 3237 8043 3251 8051
      3249 8037 3259 8040 3248 8034 3261 8000
      3269 7989 3275 7986 3291 7957 3303 7954
      3304 7954 3300 7949 3301 7936 3312 7928
TIME...MOT...LOC 1923Z 270DEG 43KT 3284 7949 3244 8018

$$

AMZ350-352-032030-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0067.000000T0000Z-150703T2030Z/
324 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 430 PM EDT...

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

AT 321 PM EDT...METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A LINE OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DANGEROUS WINDS IN EXCESS OF 50
KT...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR BULL BREAKERS TO EDISTO
FORTY REEF...MOVING EAST AT 45 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...BULL BREAKERS...EDISTO FORTY REEF...CAPERS
REEF...JOE SHUFORD REEF...LOWCOUNTRY ANGLERS...FRIPP INLET BUOY...
RATTLESNAKE SHOAL...HUNTING ISLAND REEF...AIR FORCE REEF...CHARLESTON
NEARSHORE REEF...CHARLESTON SIXTY...FRIPP ISLAND REEF...SOUTH SANTEE
RIVER ENTRANCE...HECTOR REEF...JIMMY LELAND TUG...EDISTO SIXTY
REEF...DEVEAUX BANK...PELICAN BANK AND N. EDISTO NEARSHORE REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT SEVERE WINDS IN EXCESS OF 50 KT...HIGH
WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING... AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.  IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM EDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

LAT...LON 3295 7894 3272 7918 3267 7934 3222 8010
      3207 8022 3222 8064 3237 8043 3251 8051
      3249 8037 3259 8040 3248 8034 3261 8000
      3269 7989 3275 7986 3291 7957 3303 7954
      3304 7954 3300 7949 3301 7936 3312 7928
TIME...MOT...LOC 1923Z 270DEG 43KT 3284 7949 3244 8018

$$



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