Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS72 KCHS 240120 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 920 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017 AMZ350-240130- /O.CAN.KCHS.MA.W.0052.000000T0000Z-170524T0215Z/ 920 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017 ...THE SPECIAL MARINE WARNING IS CANCELLED... THE AFFECTED AREAS WERE... COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM... THE THUNDERSTORMS HAVE MOVED OUT OF THE WARNED AREA AND NO LONGER POSE A SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO BOATERS. LAT...LON 3246 7898 3231 7928 3233 7938 3247 7942 3271 7922 3278 7912 3284 7907 3295 7894 3280 7863 TIME...MOT...LOC 0120Z 255DEG 28KT 3291 7871 3244 7933 $$ AMZ370-240215- /O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0052.000000T0000Z-170524T0215Z/ 920 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017 ...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1015 PM EDT... FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS... WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO EDISTO BEACH SC EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO 40 NM... AT 920 PM EDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR HORSESHOE REEF TO DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF...MOVING EAST AT 30 KNOTS. HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...AND SMALL HAIL. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... CAPERS MID SHELF... Y-73 REEF... DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF... COMANCHE REEF... PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY. FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS. && LAT...LON 3246 7898 3231 7928 3233 7938 3247 7942 3271 7922 3278 7912 3284 7907 3295 7894 3280 7863 TIME...MOT...LOC 0120Z 255DEG 28KT 3291 7871 3244 7933 WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE HAIL...<.75IN WIND...>34KTS $$ MTE

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