Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
605 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

AMZ354-374-192245-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0013.000000T0000Z-150419T2245Z/
605 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 645 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 SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO
60 NM...

AT 605 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO 40 KNOTS...LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 NM SOUTH OF HILTON HEAD REEF TO NEAR
TUG RIO CARONI...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BUOY TENDER SAGEBRUSH...R2 TOWER...BUOY B L...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...CHANNEL BUOY
5...TUG RIO APON...110 DEGREE OLYMPIC BUOY...D U A BUOY...SEA BUOY
OS...SEA BUOY 2W...BUOY L AND FERRY BOAT JANET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.  IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM EDT FOR THE ADJACENT
COASTAL WATERS.

LAT...LON 3129 8139 3135 8144 3135 8143 3137 8136
      3132 8129 3137 8128 3141 8139 3140 8132
      3143 8132 3138 8127 3162 8113 3162 8114
      3172 8113 3202 8084 3158 7988 3111 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 2205Z 237DEG 56KT 3189 8062 3124 8100

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