Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FZUS72 KCHS 040239
MWSCHS

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1039 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

AMZ352-040248-
/O.CAN.KCHS.MA.W.0040.000000T0000Z-160504T0345Z/
1039 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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

THE AFFECTED AREAS WERE...
COASTAL WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM...

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

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

LAT...LON 3231 7929 3214 7950 3204 7966 3194 7989
      3214 8008 3229 7991 3254 7997 3264 8002
      3270 7993
TIME...MOT...LOC 0238Z 256DEG 26KT 3238 7977

$$

AMZ350-370-372-040345-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0040.000000T0000Z-160504T0345Z/
1039 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1145 PM EDT...

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

AT 1038 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 8 NM NORTH OF
EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

HAZARD...WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...BOATS COULD SUFFER SIGNIFICANT STRUCTURAL DAMAGE IN HIGH
         WINDS. SMALL CRAFT COULD CAPSIZE IN SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LOWCOUNTRY ANGLERS...             EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF...

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.

&&

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

LAT...LON 3231 7929 3214 7950 3204 7966 3194 7989
      3214 8008 3229 7991 3254 7997 3264 8002
      3270 7993
TIME...MOT...LOC 0238Z 256DEG 26KT 3238 7977

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...50KTS

$$



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