Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
951 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

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CHARLESTON HARBOR-
951 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST THIS EVENING.
THE GALE WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* 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.

&&

$$

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WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
951 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* WINDS AND SEAS...SOUTH 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.

&&

$$

AMZ350-352-242300-
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WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
951 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST
THURSDAY...

* VISIBILITY...1 NM OR LESS IN AREAS OF DENSE SEA FOG. LOCALLY
  NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.

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

* WIND AND SEA 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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WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT
20 NM...INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
951 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST
THURSDAY...

* VISIBILITY...1 NM OR LESS IN AREAS OF DENSE SEA FOG. LOCALLY
  NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.

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

* WIND AND SEA 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.

&&

$$






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