Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FZUS72 KCHS 202226
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
626 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

AMZ370-202300-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0136.000000T0000Z-140920T2300Z/
626 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 PM EDT FOR
THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20
  NM TO 40 NM...

AT 626 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO
INDICATE A LINE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KNOTS... FROM 15 MILES NORTHEAST OF ANCHOR
WRECK TO 14 MILES SOUTH OF COMANCHE REEF...OR FROM 22 MILES
NORTHEAST OF 41004 TO 24 MILES SOUTHWEST OF 41004...MOVING SOUTHWEST
AT 20 KT. BUOY 41004 RECENTLY REPORTED A WEAK WIND GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS.

SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO COMANCHE
REEF...ANCHOR WRECK...Y-73 REEF AND THE GARDENS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU ARE OPERATING A SMALL CRAFT...IF POSSIBLE SEEK SAFE HARBOR
NOW. IF YOU CANNOT REACH A SAFE PORT...PREPARE FOR THE RAPID ONSET OF
DANGEROUS THUNDERSTORM CONDITIONS WHICH CAN RAPIDLY CAPSIZE AND SINK
SMALL CRAFT AND CAN IMPACT THE SEAWORTHINESS OF LARGER CRAFT. BE SURE
ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING APPROVED PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES.

&&

LAT...LON 3229 7990 3266 7933 3272 7918 3295 7894
      3280 7863 3247 7896 3231 7929 3211 7954
TIME...MOT...LOC 2226Z 059DEG 20KT 3277 7895 3225 7941

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