Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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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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