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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
254 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

AMZ350-352-354-010300-
/O.UPG.KCHS.GL.A.0017.141101T1000Z-141102T0600Z/
/O.EXA.KCHS.GL.W.0017.141101T1000Z-141102T1000Z/
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
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-
254 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT SATURDAY TO 5 AM EST
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT SATURDAY TO 5 AM EST
SUNDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40
  KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
254 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

AMZ374-010300-
/O.CON.KCHS.GL.W.0017.141101T1000Z-141102T1000Z/
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
254 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT SATURDAY TO 5 AM
EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40
  KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13
  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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
254 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

AMZ330-010300-
/O.UPG.KCHS.GL.A.0017.141101T1000Z-141102T0600Z/
/O.EXB.KCHS.GL.W.0017.141101T1300Z-141102T0000Z/
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
254 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 8 PM EDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 8 PM EDT SATURDAY. THE
GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40
  KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET...HIGHEST NEAR THE HARBOR ENTRANCE.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
344 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

AMZ254-256-010300-
/O.UPG.KILM.GL.A.0003.141101T1300Z-141102T0900Z/
/O.NEW.KILM.GL.W.0013.141101T1600Z-141102T1100Z/
LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
344 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT SATURDAY TO 6 AM EST
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT SATURDAY TO 6 AM EST
SUNDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 KT. GUSTS UP TO 40 KT POSSIBLE.

* SEAS...UP TO 4 TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS SUSTAINED WINDS OR FREQUENT GUSTS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE
CONDITIONS REQUIRES EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT
IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE
SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
1058 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

AMZ470-472-474-010000-
/O.CON.KJAX.GL.W.0009.141101T0900Z-141102T0800Z/
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
1058 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EDT SATURDAY TO 3 AM
EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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