Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FZUS72 KCHS 192218
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
618 PM EDT THU MAY 19 2016

AMZ374-192315-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0050.000000T0000Z-160519T2315Z/
618 PM EDT THU MAY 19 2016

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 715 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO
60 NM...

AT 618 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 21 NM SOUTHEAST OF
R2 TOWER...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 45 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.

THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3132 8026 3130 8013 3125 8016 3119 8024
      3111 8028 3115 8044 3121 8038
TIME...MOT...LOC 2218Z 301DEG 43KT 3119 8021

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

$$



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