Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
154 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

AMZ352-354-060300-
/O.CAN.KCHS.MF.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150305T1900Z/
/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0021.150305T2300Z-150306T2100Z/
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT
20 NM...INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
154 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO 4 PM EST FRIDAY...
...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

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

* IMPACTS...NAVIGATION WILL BE HAMPERED BY LOW VISIBILITIES
  THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS WILL BE
  HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

AMZ350-060300-
/O.EXT.KCHS.MF.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-150305T2200Z/
/O.CON.KCHS.GL.W.0012.150305T2300Z-150306T1600Z/
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
154 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM
EST FRIDAY...

* VISIBILITY...1/2 NM OR LESS...OCCASIONALLY NEAR ZERO.

* FOG IMPACTS...NAVIGATION WILL BE HAMPERED BY LOW VISIBILITIES
  THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. GALE FORCE WINDS AND HIGH SEAS CAN
  PRODUCE DANGEROUS CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY FOR SMALL CRAFT.

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS
  WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH OVERNIGHT. SEAS
  BUILDING 5 TO 7 FEET. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS BEYOND 15 NM.

* GALE 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.

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.

&&

$$

AMZ374-060300-
/O.CON.KCHS.GL.W.0012.150305T2300Z-150306T1900Z/
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
154 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 2 PM
EST FRIDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTH WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH
  GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS. SEAS BUILDING 7 TO 9 FEET. HIGHEST WINDS
  AND SEAS BEYOND 40 NM.

* 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.

&&

$$

AMZ330-060300-
/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0021.150305T2300Z-150306T1600Z/
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
154 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO 11 AM 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.

&&

$$



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