Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
952 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

AMZ370-230330-
952 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER THE COASTAL WATERS...

AT 951 PM EST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS
LOCATED 16 NM SOUTH OF DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF...OR 19 NM EAST OF EDISTO
OFFSHORE REEF...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 KNOTS.

MARINE LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED THROUGH 1030 PM EST INCLUDE:
DOUG MELLICHAMP REEF...Y-73 REEF...CAPERS MID SHELF AND COMANCHE
REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL LIKELY PRODUCE WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS AND
COULD POSE A SERIOUS HAZARD FOR BOATERS. A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING MAY
EVENTUALLY BE REQUIRED WHEN THIS STORM REACHES THE NEARSHORE WATERS.
BOATERS SHOULD CONSIDER HEADING FOR SHORE BEFORE THE STORM ARRIVES.

&&

LAT...LON 3243 7902 3236 7920 3231 7928 3213 7952
      3218 7962 3266 7925 3253 7889

$$



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