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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
324 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

AMZ330-201530-
/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0040.000000T0000Z-140421T1000Z/
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
324 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT MONDAY...

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
324 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

AMZ354-201530-
/O.EXT.KCHS.SC.Y.0039.000000T0000Z-140421T1000Z/
/O.CAN.KCHS.GL.A.0016.140420T1000Z-140421T0400Z/
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT
20 NM...INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
324 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT MONDAY...
...GALE WATCH IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS CANCELLED THE GALE
WATCH.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT
AT TIMES THROUGH THIS EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
324 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

AMZ352-201530-
/O.EXT.KCHS.SC.Y.0039.000000T0000Z-140421T1000Z/
/O.CAN.KCHS.GL.A.0016.140420T1000Z-140421T0400Z/
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
324 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT MONDAY...
...GALE WATCH IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS CANCELLED THE GALE
WATCH.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT
AT TIMES THROUGH THIS EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
320 AM EDT SUN APR 20 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

AMZ330-202230-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
320 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3
FT...HIGHEST NEAR THE HARBOR ENTRANCE. SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY
THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2
FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.

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

UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED...WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...62 DEGREES.


$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
320 AM EDT SUN APR 20 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

AMZ354-202230-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
320 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

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

AMZ352-202230-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
320 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 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 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 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 JACKSONVILLE FL
918 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

AMZ470-472-474-202300-
/O.CON.KJAX.GL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-140421T0400Z/
/O.CON.KJAX.SC.Y.0036.140421T0400Z-140422T1000Z/
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-
918 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 6 AM EDT TUESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE
  FORCE...DIMINISHING TO 20 KNOTS LATE TONIGHT.

* WAVES/SEAS...8 TO 12 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET MONDAY
  AND 5 TO 7 FEET MONDAY NIGHT.

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.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
918 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

AMZ450-452-454-202300-
/O.CON.KJAX.SC.Y.0035.000000T0000Z-140421T1100Z/
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL OUT 20 NM-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
918 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...6 TO 9 FEET.

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.

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHEAST FLORIDA/SOUTHEAST GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
915 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

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

AMZ450-452-454-202300-
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL OUT 20 NM-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
915 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. INLAND
WATERS ROUGH. AREAS OF DRIZZLE LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET. INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2
TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.


$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHEAST FLORIDA/SOUTHEAST GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
915 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

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

AMZ470-472-474-202300-
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-
915 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE
FORCE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FEET. AREAS OF DRIZZLE LATE IN THE MORNING.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 KNOTS. FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE IN
THE EVENING. SEAS 9 TO 12 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3
TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

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