Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
657 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

AMZ350-052000-
/O.CON.KCHS.MF.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-150305T1900Z/
/O.CON.KCHS.GL.W.0012.150305T2300Z-150306T1600Z/
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
657 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM
EST FRIDAY...

* VISIBILITY...1/2 NM OR LESS...OCCASIONALLY NEAR ZERO.

* FOG IMPACTS...NAVIGATION WILL BE HAMPERED BY LOW VISIBILITIES
  THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. GALE FORCE WINDS AND HIGH SEAS CAN
  PRODUCE DANGEROUS CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY FOR SMALL CRAFT.

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS
  WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH OVERNIGHT. SEAS
  BUILDING 5 TO 7 FEET. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS BEYOND 15 NM.

* GALE IMPACTS...GALE FORCE WINDS AND HIGH SEAS CAN PRODUCE
  DANGEROUS CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY FOR SMALL CRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

GALE FORCE WINDS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. MARINERS SHOULD ALTER
PLANS TO AVOID THESE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS. REMAIN IN PORT OR SEEK
SAFE HARBOR.

IF YOU MUST NAVIGATE...PROCEED WITH CAUTION. USE PROPER FOG
SIGNALS. MAKE SURE ALL RUNNING LIGHTS ARE ON. REMEMBER TO USE
YOUR RADAR AND COMPASS.

&&

$$

AMZ374-052000-
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WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
657 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 2 PM
EST FRIDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTH WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH
  GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS. SEAS BUILDING 7 TO 9 FEET. HIGHEST WINDS
  AND SEAS BEYOND 40 NM.

* IMPACTS...GALE FORCE WINDS AND HIGH SEAS CAN PRODUCE DANGEROUS
  CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY FOR SMALL CRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

GALE FORCE WINDS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. MARINERS SHOULD ALTER
PLANS TO AVOID THESE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS. REMAIN IN PORT OR SEEK
SAFE HARBOR.

&&

$$

AMZ330-052000-
/O.EXB.KCHS.MF.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150305T1500Z/
/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0021.150305T2300Z-150306T1600Z/
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
657 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO 11 AM EST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING.

* VISIBILITY...1/2 NM OR LESS...OCCASIONALLY NEAR ZERO.

* IMPACTS...WIND AND OR WAVE CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO
  SMALL CRAFT.

* IMPACTS...NAVIGATION WILL BE HAMPERED BY LOW VISIBILITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DURING A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

IF YOU MUST NAVIGATE...PROCEED WITH CAUTION. USE PROPER FOG
SIGNALS. MAKE SURE ALL RUNNING LIGHTS ARE ON. REMEMBER TO USE
YOUR RADAR AND COMPASS.

&&

$$

AMZ352-354-052000-
/O.CON.KCHS.MF.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150305T1900Z/
/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0021.150305T2300Z-150306T2100Z/
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT
20 NM...INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
657 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO 4 PM EST FRIDAY...

* VISIBILITY...1/2 NM OR LESS...OCCASIONALLY NEAR ZERO..

* IMPACTS...NAVIGATION WILL BE HAMPERED BY LOW VISIBILITIES
  THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS WILL BE
  HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU MUST NAVIGATE...PROCEED WITH CAUTION. USE PROPER FOG
SIGNALS. MAKE SURE ALL RUNNING LIGHTS ARE ON. REMEMBER TO USE
YOUR RADAR AND COMPASS.

DURING A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


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