Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
355 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

AMZ350-352-032030-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0067.000000T0000Z-150703T2030Z/
355 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 430 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...

AT 354 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DANGEROUS WINDS IN EXCESS OF 50
KT...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 NM SOUTHWEST OF CAPE
ROMAIN REEF TO NEAR HUNTING ISLAND REEF...MOVING EAST AT 35 KT.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...HECTOR REEF...EDISTO SIXTY REEF...JOE SHUFORD
REEF...CAPE ROMAIN REEF...KIAWAH REEF...HUNTING ISLAND REEF...
CHARLESTON SIXTY AND FRIPP ISLAND REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KT...HIGH
WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK
SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

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 600 PM EDT FOR
THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

LAT...LON 3228 8043 3252 8000 3256 7983 3264 7965
      3280 7935 3291 7931 3310 7924 3295 7894
      3272 7918 3267 7934 3222 8010 3207 8022
      3216 8035
TIME...MOT...LOC 1954Z 253DEG 36KT 3291 7911 3223 8023

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