Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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630 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. && $$

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