Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1112 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

AMZ330-040321-
/O.CAN.KCHS.MA.W.0039.000000T0000Z-160504T0400Z/
1112 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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

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

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

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA.

LAT...LON 3246 7898 3236 7920 3230 7930 3261 7951
      3286 7947 3297 7944 3305 7938 3310 7937
      3312 7934 3311 7926 3280 7863
TIME...MOT...LOC 0311Z 273DEG 42KT 3315 7928 3242 7924

$$

AMZ350-370-040400-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0039.000000T0000Z-160504T0400Z/
1112 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20
NM...
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO EDISTO BEACH SC EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO 40 NM...

AT 1111 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR SOUTH SANTEE RIVER ENTRANCE TO NEAR COMANCHE
REEF...MOVING EAST AT 40 KNOTS.

HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
         SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HECTOR REEF...                    JIMMY LELAND TUG...
CAPERS MID SHELF...               CAPE ROMAIN REEF...
COMANCHE REEF...                  DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF...
Y-73 REEF...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

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 MIDNIGHT EDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA.

LAT...LON 3246 7898 3236 7920 3230 7930 3261 7951
      3286 7947 3297 7944 3305 7938 3310 7937
      3312 7934 3311 7926 3280 7863
TIME...MOT...LOC 0311Z 273DEG 42KT 3315 7928 3242 7924

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$



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