Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
753 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

AMZ354-372-230101-
/O.CAN.KCHS.MA.W.0006.000000T0000Z-170123T0145Z/
753 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

THE AFFECTED AREAS WERE...
COASTAL WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...
INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO 40
NM...

THE THUNDERSTORM HAS MOVED OUT OF THE WARNED AREA AND NO LONGER
POSES A SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO BOATERS.

LAT...LON 3124 8093 3129 8093 3139 8087 3157 8081
      3172 8064 3188 8054 3171 8014 3158 7988
      3146 7995 3142 8004 3122 8019 3119 8024
      3111 8029
TIME...MOT...LOC 0051Z 236DEG 43KT 3157 8076

$$

AMZ374-230145-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0006.000000T0000Z-170123T0145Z/
753 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 845 PM EST...

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

AT 751 PM EST...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED OVER BUOY J...OR 14 NM NORTHWEST OF R2
TOWER...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 KNOTS. ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS
MOVING IN FROM THE SOUTH MAY POSE A THREAT FOR WATER SPOUTS ACROSS
THE WARNED AREA.

HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
         HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY
         HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SAYLER BARGE...                   TUG DELTA DIAMOND...
HONEY BARGE...                    TUG SENASQUA...
LATEX BARGE...                    DREDGE HENRY...
R2 TOWER...                       BUOY L...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3124 8093 3129 8093 3139 8087 3157 8081
      3172 8064 3188 8054 3171 8014 3158 7988
      3146 7995 3142 8004 3122 8019 3119 8024
      3111 8029
TIME...MOT...LOC 0051Z 236DEG 43KT 3157 8076

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

$$

MTE


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