Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
337 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

AMZ352-050445-
/O.CAN.KCHS.MF.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-150304T2200Z/
/O.NEW.KCHS.MF.Y.0007.150305T0000Z-150305T1600Z/
/O.NEW.KCHS.SC.Y.0021.150306T0300Z-150306T2100Z/
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
337 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM
EST THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THURSDAY TO 4 PM EST
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM EST
THURSDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THURSDAY TO 4 PM EST
FRIDAY. THE DENSE FOG ADVISORY HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* VISIBILITY...1/2 NM OR LESS...OCCASIONALLY DOWN NEAR ZERO...
  MAINLY WITHIN 10 NM FROM SHORE.

* IMPACTS...NAVIGATION WILL BE HAMPERED BY LOW VISIBILITIES THIS
  EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. THE PORT OF SAVANNAH WILL
  LIKELY BECOME CLOSED TO NAVIGATION.

* IMPACTS...WIND AND OR WAVE CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL
  CRAFT THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

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.

&&

$$

AMZ354-050445-
/O.CAN.KCHS.MF.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-150304T2200Z/
/O.NEW.KCHS.MF.Y.0007.150305T0000Z-150305T1600Z/
/O.NEW.KCHS.SC.Y.0021.150306T0600Z-150306T2100Z/
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT
20 NM...INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
337 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM
EST THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 4 PM EST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM EST
THURSDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 4 PM EST FRIDAY. THE
DENSE FOG ADVISORY HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* VISIBILITY...1/2 NM OR LESS...OCCASIONALLY DOWN NEAR ZERO...
  MAINLY WITHIN 10 NM FROM SHORE.

* IMPACTS...NAVIGATION WILL BE HAMPERED BY LOW VISIBILITIES THIS
  EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. THE PORT OF SAVANNAH WILL
  LIKELY BECOME CLOSED TO NAVIGATION.

* IMPACTS...WIND AND OR WAVE CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO
  SMALL CRAFT THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

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.

&&

$$

AMZ330-050445-
/O.NEW.KCHS.SC.Y.0021.150306T0300Z-150306T1800Z/
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
337 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THURSDAY TO 1 PM EST
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THURSDAY TO 1 PM
EST FRIDAY.

* 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.

&&

$$

AMZ350-050445-
/O.EXT.KCHS.MF.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-150305T1600Z/
/O.NEW.KCHS.GL.A.0011.150306T0300Z-150306T1500Z/
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
337 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THURSDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A GALE
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING.

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35
  KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.

* VISIBILITY...1/2 NM OR LESS...OCCASIONALLY DOWN NEAR ZERO...
  MAINLY WITHIN 10 NM FROM SHORE.

* IMPACTS...NAVIGATION WILL BE HAMPERED BY LOW VISIBILITIES
  THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

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

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

&&

$$

AMZ374-050445-
/O.NEW.KCHS.GL.A.0011.150306T0600Z-150306T1500Z/
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
337 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A GALE
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING.

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
  35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$


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