Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FZUS72 KCHS 142017
MWSCHS

MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
317 PM EST SAT JAN 14 2017

AMZ354-150000-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT
20 NM...INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
317 PM EST SAT JAN 14 2017

...SEA FOG NEAR TYBEE ISLAND AND DRIFTING SOUTHWEST...

THE LEADING EDGE OF A LARGE BANK OF SEA FOG NEAR TYBEE ISLAND WILL
DRIFT SLOWLY SOUTHWEST THROUGH SUNSET. THE FOG WILL BE THE MOST
DENSE BETWEEN TYBEE ISLAND AND SAINT CATHERINES SOUND OUT TO 20
NM WHERE VISIBILITIES WILL DROP AS LOW AS 1 TO 2 NM AT TIMES.
LOCALLY LOWER CONDITIONS COULD OCCUR. IF WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG
DEVELOPS OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS...A MARINE DENSE FOG ADVISORY MAY
BE ISSUED.

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 TYBEE ISLAND COAST
GUARD STATIONS AND ASK THEM TO IMMEDIATELY FORWARD YOUR REPORT TO
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON.

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