Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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

AMZ350-352-370-372-040215-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0038.000000T0000Z-160504T0215Z/
902 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1015 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM...
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 902 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 8 NM SOUTHEAST OF KIAWAH REEF TO NEAR FRIPP ISLAND
WRECK...MOVING EAST AT 25 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.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...             EDISTO FORTY REEF...
JOE SHUFORD REEF...               GENERAL GORDON...
BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...          CAPERS MID SHELF...
LOWCOUNTRY ANGLERS...             FRIPP INLET BUOY...
HUNTING ISLAND REEF...            CHARLESTON SIXTY...
DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF...           EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF...
FRIPP ISLAND REEF...              EDISTO SIXTY REEF...
DEVEAUX BANK...                   PELICAN BANK...
N. EDISTO NEARSHORE REEF...       KIAWAH REEF...
COMANCHE REEF...                  Y-73 REEF...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. 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 1000 PM EDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA.

LAT...LON 3216 7954 3210 8087 3225 8069 3232 8067
      3229 8061 3234 8048 3249 8052 3256 8036
      3252 8032 3264 8002 3268 7996 3252 7891
TIME...MOT...LOC 0102Z 273DEG 27KT 3238 7989 3224 8048

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

$$


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