Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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

AMZ330-350-352-370-372-192315-
/O.CON.KCHS.MA.W.0012.000000T0000Z-150419T2315Z/
601 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 715 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
CHARLESTON HARBOR...
COASTAL WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM...
COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20
NM...
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 559 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS TO 40 KNOTS...LOCATED OVER N. EDISTO
NEARSHORE REEF...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
JOE SHUFORD REEF...GENERAL GORDON...R7 TOWER...LOWCOUNTRY ANGLERS...
AIR FORCE REEF...FRIPP ISLAND REEF...HILTON HEAD REEF...HECTOR
REEF...EDISTO SIXTY REEF...DEVEAUX BANK...CAPE ROMAIN REEF...FRIPP
ISLAND WRECK...BULL BREAKERS...EDISTO FORTY REEF...CAPERS REEF...
BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...CAPERS MID SHELF...WHITEWATER REEF...
RATTLESNAKE SHOAL AND HUNTING ISLAND REEF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.  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 SOUTHEASTERN
SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

LAT...LON 3246 7898 3195 7987 3171 8014 3205 8091
      3233 8045 3255 8055 3253 8053 3249 8042
      3259 8040 3247 8042 3248 8034 3261 8000
      3273 7987 3280 7993 3280 7973 3303 7954
      3304 7954 3301 7936 3312 7928 3280 7863
TIME...MOT...LOC 2159Z 240DEG 39KT 3249 8012

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