Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS72 KCHS 251636 MWSCHS MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 1136 AM EST TUE NOV 25 2014 AMZ330-350-352-354-260045- 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- 1136 AM EST TUE NOV 25 2014 ...AREAS OF FOG WILL IMPACT THE COASTAL WATERS THIS AFTERNOON... RECENT REPORTS FROM THE COAST AND FROM THE OFFICE OF THE CHARLESTON BRANCH PILOTS ASSOCIATION INDICATES THAT PATCHY FOG CONTINUES ACROSS THE LOCAL WATERS...INCLUDING CHARLESTON HARBOR AND THE SAVANNAH RIVER AREA. THIS IS THE RESULT OF LIGHT ONSHORE WINDS BLOWING ACROSS THE UNDERLYING COOL WATERS NEAR THE COAST. 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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