Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
951 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

AMZ352-051100-
/O.CON.KCHS.MF.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150305T1600Z/
/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0021.150306T0300Z-150306T2100Z/
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
951 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST
THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THURSDAY TO
4 PM EST FRIDAY...

* VISIBILITY...1/2 NM OR LESS...OCCASIONALLY NEAR ZERO...MAINLY
  WITHIN 15 NM FROM SHORE.

* 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...

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.

&&

$$

AMZ354-051100-
/O.CON.KCHS.MF.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150305T1600Z/
/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0021.150306T0600Z-150306T2100Z/
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT
20 NM...INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
951 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST
THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 4 PM EST
FRIDAY...

* VISIBILITY...1/2 NM OR LESS...OCCASIONALLY NEAR ZERO...MAINLY
  WITHIN 15 NM FROM SHORE.

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

&&

$$

AMZ350-051100-
/O.CON.KCHS.MF.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-150305T1600Z/
/O.CON.KCHS.GL.A.0011.150306T0300Z-150306T1500Z/
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
951 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST
THURSDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS 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 NEAR ZERO...MAINLY
  WITHIN 15 NM FROM SHORE.

* 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.

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.

&&

$$

AMZ330-051100-
/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0021.150306T0300Z-150306T1800Z/
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
951 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS 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.

&&

$$

AMZ374-051100-
/O.CON.KCHS.GL.A.0011.150306T0600Z-150306T1500Z/
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
951 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WATCH REMAINS 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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