Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1025 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

AMZ352-260234-
/O.CAN.KCHS.MA.W.0017.000000T0000Z-150426T0300Z/
1025 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

...THE SPECIAL MARINE WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE AFFECTED AREAS WERE...
COASTAL WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM...

STRONGEST THUNDERSTORMS HAVE MOVED OUT OF THE WARNED AREA. CLOUD TO
WATER LIGHTNING WILL CONTINUE UNTIL 1130 PM EDT.

LAT...LON 3128 8123 3175 8102 3179 8061 3229 7991
      3213 7951 3195 7988 3182 7999 3171 8015
      3158 7988 3111 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 0224Z 299DEG 42KT 3189 7993 3156 8017 3146 8064

$$

AMZ354-372-374-260300-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0017.000000T0000Z-150426T0300Z/
1025 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM ...
INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO 40
NM...
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO
60 NM...

AT 1023 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS...WINDS TO 40 KNOTS
AND SMALL HAIL...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 21 NM SOUTH OF
EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF TO 16 NM SOUTH OF R7 TOWER TO 6 NM NORTHWEST OF
R2 TOWER...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 40 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BUOY TENDER SAGEBRUSH...R2 TOWER...R7 TOWER...C A T BUOY...TUG
SENASQUA...D R H BUOY...BUOY B H...TUG MATT TURECAMO...TUG ELMIRA...
DOBOY SOUND BUOY D...JOHN BIRD...SAPELO CHANNELBUOY 3...TUG RIO
APON...BUOY L...FERRY BOAT JANET...TUG RIO CARONI...LATEX BARGE...
DREDGE HENRY...BUOY J AND EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS...SMALL HAIL...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.

&&

LAT...LON 3128 8123 3175 8102 3179 8061 3229 7991
      3213 7951 3195 7988 3182 7999 3171 8015
      3158 7988 3111 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 0224Z 299DEG 42KT 3189 7993 3156 8017 3146 8064

$$


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