Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
737 PM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

AMZ354-374-030030-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0062.000000T0000Z-150703T0030Z/
737 PM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 830 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM ...
INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO
60 NM...

AT 737 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KT...
LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR CHANNEL BUOY 5 TO 11 NM EAST
OF TUG RIO CARONI...MOVING EAST AT 30 KT.

AT 735 PM...THESE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCED A WIND GUST TO 43 KNOTS ON
TYBEE ISLAND.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BUOY TENDER SAGEBRUSH...R2 TOWER...BUOY B L...C A T BUOY...TUG
SENASQUA...D R H BUOY...BUOY B H...TUG MATT TURECAMO...TUG ELMIRA...
DOBOY SOUND BUOY D...JOHN BIRD...SAPELO CHANNELBUOY 3...CHANNEL BUOY
5...TUG RIO APON...110 DEGREE OLYMPIC BUOY...D U A BUOY...SEA BUOY
OS...SEA BUOY 2W...BUOY L AND FERRY BOAT JANET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA.

LAT...LON 3129 8139 3135 8144 3135 8143 3137 8136
      3132 8129 3137 8128 3141 8139 3140 8132
      3143 8132 3138 8127 3162 8113 3162 8114
      3172 8113 3202 8084 3158 7988 3111 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 2337Z 254DEG 32KT 3197 8084 3122 8075

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