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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1046 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

AMZ350-352-354-312245-
/O.CON.KCHS.GL.A.0017.141101T1000Z-141102T0600Z/
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-
1046 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS AND SEAS...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH
  GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1046 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

AMZ330-312245-
/O.CON.KCHS.GL.A.0017.141101T1000Z-141102T0600Z/
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1046 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS AND SEAS...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH
  GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1222 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

AMZ254-256-312100-
/O.CON.KILM.GL.A.0003.141101T1300Z-141102T0900Z/
LITTLE RIVER INLET TO MURRELLS INLET SC OUT 20 NM-
MURRELLS INLET TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM-
1222 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 KT.

* SEAS...3 TO 6 FEET.

* TIDES...BLOWOUT TIDES ARE POSSIBLE AROUND THE TIMES OF LOW TIDE
  SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. LOW TIDES WILL OCCUR MID-MORNING
  SATURDAY...MID-EVENING SATURDAY...AND AGAIN MID TO LATE MORNING
  SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF SUSTAINED OR FREQUENT
GUSTS TO GALE FORCE...SPEEDS 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.

&&

$$

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