Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5

000
FZUS72 KCHS 150244
MWSCHS

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

AMZ354-151045-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT
20 NM...INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
944 PM EST SAT JAN 14 2017

...SEA FOG NEAR TYBEE ISLAND AND IN THE SAVANNAH RIVER...

THE LEADING EDGE OF A LARGE BANK OF SEA FOG NEAR TYBEE ISLAND
AND HAVING EXPANDED INTO THE SAVANNAH RIVER WILL CONTINUE
OVERNIGHT.

THE FOG WILL BE THE MOST DENSE BETWEEN TYBEE ISLAND AND OSSABAW
ISLAND...AS WELL AS IN THE SAVANNAH RIVER...WHERE VISIBILITIES
WILL BE AS LOW AS 1/4 OR 1/2 NM THROUGH THE NIGHT. HOWEVER...LOCALLY
LOWER VISIBILITIES CAN OCCUR.

IF WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG DEVELOPS OVERNIGHT A MARINE DENSE FOG
ADVISORY WOULD BE 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.

&&

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.