Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1042 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

AMZ352-071145-
/O.CAN.KCHS.SC.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-160207T0500Z/
/O.EXT.KCHS.GL.W.0007.160207T0342Z-160208T0000Z/
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1042 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS CANCELLED THE
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY. A GALE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT.

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40
  KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET.

* IMPACTS...GALE FORCE WINDS AND HIGH SEAS CAN PRODUCE DANGEROUS
  CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY FOR SMALL CRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

GALE FORCE WINDS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. MARINERS SHOULD ALTER
PLANS TO AVOID THESE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS. REMAIN IN PORT OR SEEK
SAFE HARBOR.

&&

$$

AMZ354-071145-
/O.UPG.KCHS.SC.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-160207T1200Z/
/O.EXB.KCHS.GL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-160208T0000Z/
/O.UPG.KCHS.GL.A.0007.160207T1200Z-160208T0000Z/
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT
20 NM...INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1042 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST SUNDAY. THE SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. THE GALE WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35
  KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET.

* IMPACTS...GALE FORCE WINDS AND HIGH SEAS CAN PRODUCE DANGEROUS
  CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY FOR SMALL CRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

GALE FORCE WINDS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. MARINERS SHOULD ALTER
PLANS TO AVOID THESE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS. REMAIN IN PORT OR SEEK
SAFE HARBOR.

&&

$$

AMZ350-071145-
/O.EXT.KCHS.GL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-160207T1500Z/
/O.NEW.KCHS.SR.A.0001.160207T1500Z-160208T0000Z/
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1042 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST SUNDAY...
...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST SUNDAY THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST SUNDAY THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING.

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45
  KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT IN THE
  LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET.

* IMPACTS...GALE FORCE WINDS AND HIGH SEAS CAN PRODUCE DANGEROUS
  CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY FOR SMALL CRAFT.

* IMPACTS...STORM FORCE WINDS AND HIGH SEAS CAN PRODUCE
  DANGEROUS CONDITIONS FOR MARINERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

GALE FORCE WINDS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. MARINERS SHOULD ALTER
PLANS TO AVOID THESE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS. REMAIN IN PORT OR SEEK
SAFE HARBOR.

THE RISK FOR STORM FORCE WINDS HAS INCREASED. MARINERS SHOULD
PREPARE TO REMAIN IN PORT OR TAKE SHELTER BEFORE CONDITIONS
DETERIORATE.

&&

$$

AMZ374-071145-
/O.CON.KCHS.GL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-160208T0300Z/
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1042 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40
  KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FEET.

* IMPACTS...GALE FORCE WINDS AND HIGH SEAS CAN PRODUCE DANGEROUS
  CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY FOR SMALL CRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

GALE FORCE WINDS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. MARINERS SHOULD ALTER
PLANS TO AVOID THESE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS. REMAIN IN PORT OR SEEK
SAFE HARBOR.

&&

$$

AMZ330-071145-
/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-160207T1500Z/
/O.CON.KCHS.GL.A.0007.160207T1500Z-160208T0000Z/
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1042 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
SUNDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST SUNDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35
  KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

* IMPACTS...GALE FORCE WINDS AND HIGH SEAS CAN PRODUCE DANGEROUS
  CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY FOR 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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