Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
239 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

AMZ350-352-354-242045-
239 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE WATERS...

AT 236 PM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS UP TO 30 KT... FROM
18 NM NORTHWEST OF CALIBOGUE SOUND TO 14 NM WEST OF SAVANNAH RIVER...
OR FROM 19 NM NORTHWEST OF HILTON HEAD ISLAND TO 9 NM NORTHWEST OF
OSSABAW SOUND...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 KT.

MARINE LOCATIONS IN AND AROUND HILTON HEAD REEF...BEAUFORT 45 FEET
REEF...BETSY ROSS REEF...FRIPP ISLAND...HUNTING ISLAND REEF...FRIPP
ISLAND WRECK...FRIPP ISLAND REEF...COOSAW RIVER...SOUTH EDISTO
RIVER...EDISTO FORTY REEF...EDISTO SIXTY REEF AND KIAWAH REEF WILL BE
IMPACTED THROUGH 345 PM EST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PREPARE FOR A SUDDEN WIND SHIFT AND FOR POOR VISIBILITY IN
TORRENTIAL RAIN...AS WELL AS FOR CLOUD TO WATER LIGHTNING. SHIFTING
WINDS WILL QUICKLY ALTER THE SEA STATE. BE SURE ALL PASSENGERS ARE
WEARING APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES. IF YOU ARE UNDER
SAIL...CONSIDER LOWERING YOUR SAILS AND GETTING UNDERWAY USING YOUR
ENGINE.

&&

LAT...LON 3190 8095 3201 8084 3206 8093 3223 8063
      3230 8065 3226 8062 3233 8046 3240 8043
      3257 8055 3249 8046 3251 8041 3255 8041
      3248 8034 3256 8021 3264 7998 3229 7990
      3222 8010 3207 8021 3200 8033

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