Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS72 KCHS 241522 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 1022 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014 AMZ330-350-352-354-242330- CHARLESTON HARBOR- WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM- 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- 1022 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014 ...AREAS OF FOG WILL IMPACT THE COASTAL WATERS TODAY... THE COMBINATION OF THE LARGE TEMPERATURE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE COOLER WATERS AND THE OVER RIDING WARM AND EXTREMELY MOIST AIR MASS...PLUS LOW STRATUS CLOUDS WILL ALLOW FOR AREAS OF FOG ACROSS THE SOUTHERN SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA COASTAL WATERS FROM NEAR THE COAST OUT AROUND 10 OR 15 NM. AT THE PRESENT TIME IT APPEARS THAT THE FOG WILL STAY JUST OUTSIDE OF THE CHARLESTON AND SAVANNAH HARBOR. VISIBILITY IN THE FOG WILL BE UNDER 2 NM...AT TIMES EVEN NEAR 1 NM. IF THE FOG BECOMES DENSE AND WIDESPREAD ENOUGH THEN DENSE FOG ADVISORIES WOULD BE REQUIRED. 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 OR TYBEE ISLAND COAST GUARD STATIONS AND ASK THEM TO IMMEDIATELY FORWARD YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON. && $$

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