Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
138 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

AMZ330-262045-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
138 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SEA FOG NEAR THE ENTRANCE TO CHARLESTON HARBOR...

SATELLITE OBSERVATIONS AND WEBCAM VIEWS FROM SULLIVANS ISLAND
INDICATE THE WESTERN BANK OF A LARGE AREA OF DENSE SEA FOG IS
IMPACTING THE ENTRANCE TO THE CHARLESTON HARBOR. VISIBILITIES IN
THE FOG ARE RUNNING 1/2 NM TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES. THERE IS A
POTENTIAL THAT THE FOG COULD PUSH FARTHER INTO THE CHARLESTON
HARBOR THIS AFTERNOON AS THE SEA BREEZE DEVELOPS AND TRAVELS INLAND.
MARINERS IN THE CHARLESTON HARBOR...AS WELL AS THE ASHLEY...COOPER
AND WANDO RIVERS... INCLUDING THE WAPOO CUT...SHOULD BE ALERT FOR
RAPIDLY CHANGING CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS ARE URGED TO NAVIGATE WITH EXTREME CARE. IF YOU MUST
NAVIGATE IN THESE CONDITIONS...PROCEED WITH CAUTION. USE PROPER
FOG SIGNALS...INCLUDING FOG HORNS. MAKE SURE ALL NAVIGATIONAL
RUNNING LIGHTS ARE ON.

PLEASE RELAY ANY REPORTS OF SEA FOG TO THE CHARLESTON COAST GUARD
STATIONS AND ASK THEM TO IMMEDIATELY FORWARD YOUR REPORT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON.

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