Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1257 PM EST SUN JAN 15 2017

AMZ354-152200-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT
20 NM...INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1257 PM EST SUN JAN 15 2017

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

A LARGE BANK OF SEA FOG NEAR TYBEE ISLAND WILL DRIFT SLOWLY NORTH
BUT REMAIN JUST OFFSHORE THIS AFTERNOON. 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. LOWER
CONDITIONS COULD OCCUR LOCALLY. IF WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG REDEVELOPS
OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS...A MARINE DENSE FOG ADVISORY COULD BE
NEEDED.

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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