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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
658 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM AND SAVANNAH GA TO
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 60 NM...INCLUDING CHARLESTON HARBOR AND GRAYS
REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

AMZ374-200200-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
658 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NE THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9
FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING AND
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY LATE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING N 25 TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND
TSTMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...
BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
658 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM AND SAVANNAH GA TO
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 60 NM...INCLUDING CHARLESTON HARBOR AND GRAYS
REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

AMZ354-200200-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
658 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT OR LESS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 6 FT THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF TSTMS LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY LATE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING N
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... DIMINISHING TO
15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
658 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM AND SAVANNAH GA TO
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 60 NM...INCLUDING CHARLESTON HARBOR AND GRAYS
REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

AMZ352-200200-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
658 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT EARLY. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY LATE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT. SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING... THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO
6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... BECOMING NE 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
658 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM AND SAVANNAH GA TO
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 60 NM...INCLUDING CHARLESTON HARBOR AND GRAYS
REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

AMZ350-200200-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
658 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT THIS AFTERNOON. SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...
THEN SHOWERS AND TSTMS LIKELY LATE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5
TO 7 FT. TSTMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
357 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

AMZ350-352-191600-
/O.EXT.KCHS.SC.Y.0039.000000T0000Z-140420T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KCHS.GL.A.0016.140420T1200Z-140421T0400Z/
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
357 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SUNDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A GALE
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING.

* WINDS AND SEAS...SUNDAY AND SUNDAY EVENING...NORTH WINDS COULD
  GUST TO 35 KNOTS. SEAS COULD BUILD TO 6-8 FT WITHIN 20 NM OF THE
  COAST.

* IMPACTS...GALE FORCE WINDS AND HIGH SEAS CAN PRODUCE DANGEROUS
  CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY FOR 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
357 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

AMZ354-191600-
/O.EXT.KCHS.SC.Y.0039.000000T0000Z-140420T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KCHS.GL.A.0016.140420T1200Z-140421T0400Z/
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT
20 NM...INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
357 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SUNDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A GALE
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING.

* WINDS AND SEAS...SUNDAY AND SUNDAY EVENING...NORTH WINDS COULD
  GUST TO 35 KNOTS. SEAS COULD BUILD TO 6-8 FT WITHIN 20 NM OF THE
  COAST.

* IMPACTS...GALE FORCE WINDS AND HIGH SEAS CAN PRODUCE DANGEROUS
  CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY FOR 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
357 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

AMZ374-191600-
/O.EXT.KCHS.SC.Y.0039.000000T0000Z-140420T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KCHS.GL.A.0016.140420T1200Z-140421T1000Z/
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
357 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT SUNDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A GALE
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTH WINDS COULD GUST TO AT LEAST 40 KNOTS
  SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT. SEAS WILL BUILD TO AT LEAST 8 TO 10
  FEET...HIGHEST BEYOND 40 NM.

* IMPACTS...GALE FORCE WINDS AND HIGH SEAS CAN PRODUCE DANGEROUS
  CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY FOR 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
512 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

AMZ470-472-474-192100-
/O.CON.KJAX.SC.Y.0035.140420T0500Z-140420T1100Z/
/O.CON.KJAX.GL.A.0006.140420T1100Z-140421T0300Z/
/O.CON.KJAX.SC.Y.0036.140421T0300Z-140422T0000Z/
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-
512 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS THIS MORNING. WINDS INCREASING TO
  NORTH TO NORTHEAST TONIGHT 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS
  TO GALE FORCE LIKELY SUNDAY AND SUNDAY EVENING. WINDS WILL
  GRADUALLY DECREASE BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS ON MONDAY.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET THIS MORNING...BUILDING TO 5 TO
  7 FEET TONIGHT. SEAS EXPECTED TO FURTHER BUILD TO 9 TO 12 FEET
  BY SUNDAY NIGHT. WAVE HEIGHTS WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE BELOW 7
  FEET LATE MONDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHEAST FLORIDA/SOUTHEAST GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
509 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL
OUT TO 60 NM

AMZ470-472-474-191800-
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-
509 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION DUE TO SEAS...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND AFTERNOON
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO GALE FORCE LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE FORCE LIKELY.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 12 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FEET. ISOLATED
 SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 6
TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

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