Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1226 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

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CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1226 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING
TO 5 AM EST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS CANCELLED THE
DENSE FOG ADVISORY.

* 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.

&&

$$

AMZ350-352-241330-
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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-
1226 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

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

* VISIBILITY...1 NM OR LESS. 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.

&&

$$

AMZ354-241330-
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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-
1226 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

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

* VISIBILITY...1 NM OR LESS. 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.

&&

$$

AMZ374-241330-
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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-
1226 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

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

* 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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