Marine Weather Statement
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Marine Weather Statement
National Weather Service Charleston SC
707 PM EDT WED MAY 16 2018

AMZ354-162345-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0024.000000T0000Z-180516T2345Z/
707 PM EDT WED MAY 16 2018

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 745 PM EDT...

For the following areas...
Coastal waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 nm...
including Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary...

At 707 PM EDT, strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near Buoy B L to Grays Reef Buoy, moving
northeast at 25 knots.

HAZARD...Wind gusts 35 knots or greater.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Small craft could be damaged in briefly higher winds and
         suddenly higher waves.

Locations impacted include...
Buoy B L...                       Tug Rio Caroni...
Doboy Sound Buoy D...             Buoy J...
K T K Buoy...                     Sapelo Channelbuoy 3...
D U A Buoy...                     Buoy B H...
C A T Buoy...                     Grays Reef Buoy...
Tug Rio Apon...                   C C A Buoy...
Saint Catherines Sound...         Ossabaw Sound...
John Bird...                      D R H Buoy...
Sapelo Buoy S...                  Steel Barge Modena...
Tug Elmira...                     Ferry Boat Janet...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Move to safe harbor immediately as gusty winds and high waves are
expected.

&&

LAT...LON 3141 8136 3146 8132 3143 8128 3161 8118
      3173 8116 3191 8097 3172 8067 3156 8082
      3139 8087 3129 8093 3124 8094
TIME...MOT...LOC 2307Z 227DEG 24KT 3164 8118 3143 8088

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

$$



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