Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
949 PM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

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CHARLESTON HARBOR-
949 PM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM WEDNESDAY TO
5 AM EST THURSDAY...

* VISIBILITY...1/4 NM OR LESS AT TIMES...OCCASIONALLY NEAR ZERO.

* TIMING...ALTHOUGH FOG CAN OCCUR AT ANY TIME TONIGHT AND
  WEDNESDAY THE WORST CONDITIONS WILL BE AFTER 3 AM TONIGHT AND
  THROUGH 11 AM WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...LOW VISIBILITIES WILL CONTINUE TO CREATE HAZARDOUS
  NAVIGATION CONDITIONS. CHARLESTON HARBOR WILL LIKELY BE CLOSED
  DUE TO POOR VISIBILITY.

* IMPACTS...WIND AND OR WAVE CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO
  SMALL CRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU MUST NAVIGATE...PROCEED WITH CAUTION. USE PROPER FOG
SIGNALS. MAKE SURE ALL RUNNING LIGHTS ARE ON. REMEMBER TO USE
YOUR RADAR AND COMPASS.

DURING A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

AMZ350-352-241100-
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/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0077.141224T1200Z-141225T1600Z/
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
949 PM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM WEDNESDAY TO
11 AM EST THURSDAY...

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN 1/4 NM...LOCALLY NEAR ZERO...MAINLY
  WITHIN 10 TO 15 NM OF THE COAST.

* IMPACTS...LOW VISIBILITIES WILL CONTINUE TO CREATE HAZARDOUS
  NAVIGATION CONDITIONS.

* IMPACTS...WIND AND OR WAVE CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO
  SMALL CRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DURING A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

THE RISK FOR GALE FORCE WINDS HAS INCREASED. MARINERS SHOULD
CONSIDER ALTERING PLANS TO AVOID POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

AMZ354-241100-
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/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0078.141224T2100Z-141225T1600Z/
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT
20 NM...INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
949 PM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM WEDNESDAY TO
11 AM EST THURSDAY...

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN 1/4 NM...LOCALLY NEAR ZERO...MAINLY
  WITHIN 10 TO 15 NM OF THE COAST.

* IMPACTS...LOW VISIBILITIES WILL CONTINUE TO CREATE HAZARDOUS
  NAVIGATION CONDITIONS.

* IMPACTS...WIND AND OR WAVE CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO
  SMALL CRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU MUST NAVIGATE...PROCEED WITH CAUTION. USE PROPER FOG
SIGNALS. MAKE SURE ALL RUNNING LIGHTS ARE ON. REMEMBER TO USE
YOUR RADAR AND COMPASS.

DURING A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

AMZ374-241100-
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/O.CON.KCHS.GL.A.0021.141224T1500Z-141225T1000Z/
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
949 PM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS AND SEAS...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30
  KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET.

* IMPACTS...WIND AND OR WAVE CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO
  SMALL CRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DURING A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS...SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

THE RISK FOR GALE FORCE WINDS HAS INCREASED. MARINERS SHOULD
CONSIDER ALTERING PLANS TO AVOID POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

&&

$$







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