Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
749 AM EDT FRI AUG 19 2016

AMZ330-350-352-370-372-191245-
749 AM EDT FRI AUG 19 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERS...
...RISK FOR WATERSPOUTS THIS MORNING...

AT 747 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR
GREENVILLE REEF TO 7 NM SOUTH OF BETSY ROSS REEF...MOVING EAST AT 20
KNOTS.

THE PUBLIC REPORTED SEVERAL WATERSPOUTS WITH SOME OF THESE STORMS
IN THE PAST HOUR. THE POTENTIAL FOR ADDITIONAL WATERSPOUTS WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH MID TO LATE MORNING.

MARINE LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED THROUGH 845 AM EDT INCLUDE... JOE
SHUFORD REEF...GENERAL GORDON...LOWCOUNTRY ANGLERS...FRIPP INLET
BUOY...AIR FORCE REEF...FRIPP ISLAND REEF...HILTON HEAD
REEF...HECTOR REEF...EDISTO SIXTY REEF...DEVEAUX BANK...CAPE ROMAIN
REEF...FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...BULL BREAKERS...EDISTO FORTY
REEF...CAPERS REEF...CAPERS ISLAND BUOY...BEAUFORT 45 FEET
REEF...CAPERS MID SHELF...WHITEWATER REEF AND RATTLESNAKE SHOAL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

LAT...LON 3312 7927 3280 7863 3246 7898 3231 7928
      3204 7966 3195 7987 3174 8010 3207 8089
      3234 8049 3259 8022 3271 7991 3276 7999
      3284 7989 3279 7984 3291 7964 3297 7965
      3306 7956 3303 7940 3311 7936

$$



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