Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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000 FZUS72 KCHS 151757 MWSCHS 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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