Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS72 KCHS 152140 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 540 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014 AMZ330-350-152245- 540 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014 ...THUNDERSTORMS APPROACHING THE SOUTH CAROLINA WATERS INCLUDING CHARLESTON HARBOR... AT 536 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING VERY HEAVY RAIN AND POOR VISIBILITY...FREQUENT CLOUD TO WATER LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...FROM CHARLESTON HARBOR TO 5 NM NORTHWEST OF N. EDISTO NEARSHORE REEF...MOVING EAST AT 5 KT. MARINE LOCATIONS IN AND AROUND CHARLESTON HARBOR...FOLLY ISLAND...STONO INLET BUOY...CHARLESTON NEARSHORE REEF...BREACH INLET AND FOLLY BEACH WILL BE IMPACTED THROUGH 645 PM EDT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAIN ARE OCCURRING WITH THESE THUNDERSTORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER...STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE AND KEEP AWAY FROM METAL OBJECTS. BE SURE ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES. && LAT...LON 3256 8021 3256 8017 3259 8012 3261 8000 3265 7997 3268 7989 3272 7987 3273 7989 3275 7988 3275 7992 3281 7993 3281 7990 3279 7990 3279 7988 3276 7984 3280 7974 3278 7968 3255 7990 3247 8010 3253 8026 $$

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