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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1208 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

AMZ252-254-270-272-274-276-040500-
1208 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20
  NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20
  NM...
  WATERS FROM CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC FROM 20 TO 40
  NM...
  WATERS FROM LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC FROM 20 TO 40
  NM...
  WATERS FROM MURRELLS INLET NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC FROM 20 TO
  40 NM...
  WATERS FROM SURF CITY TO CAPE FEAR NC FROM 20 TO 40 NM...

AT 1207 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN AREA OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...SMALL
HAIL AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING. THESE THUNDERSTORM WERE LOCATED NEAR
ATLANTIC LEDGE...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

YOUR BEST COURSE OF ACTION DURING THUNDERSTORMS IS TO SEEK SAFE
HARBOR. HOWEVER IF YOU ARE CAUGHT ON THE OPEN WATER...STAY BELOW DECK
IF POSSIBLE AND STAY AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL OBJECTS UNTIL THIS
STORM PASSES. MAKE SURE EVERYONE ON BOARD IS WEARING LIFE JACKETS.
THOSE REMAINING ON THE WATER CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...
LOCALLY HIGHER WAVES...LIGHTNING STRIKES AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS.

&&

LAT...LON 3318 7809 3324 7826 3319 7837 3339 7871
      3380 7792 3342 7744 3330 7756 3324 7766
      3318 7782 3317 7792

$$

SGL

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1250 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

AMZ370-372-040530-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0041.000000T0000Z-160504T0530Z/
1250 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 130 AM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
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 1250 AM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR EDISTO
OFFSHORE REEF...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 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...
EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3214 7950 3204 7966 3199 7977 3219 7995
      3234 7973 3223 7938
TIME...MOT...LOC 0450Z 233DEG 32KT 3231 7972

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

$$

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