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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
314 PM 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

AMZ350-201015-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
314 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... BUILDING TO 6 TO
8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. A CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING. 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... BECOMING NE 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. 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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE 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
314 PM 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

AMZ352-201015-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
314 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. PATCHY DRIZZLE
EARLY THIS EVENING.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 30 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...BECOMING NE 10 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 NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 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 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.
.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.


$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
314 PM 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

AMZ354-201015-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
314 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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...BECOMING NE 10 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...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. 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 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.
.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 CHARLESTON SC
303 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

AMZ354-200400-
/O.EXT.KCHS.SC.Y.0039.000000T0000Z-140420T1000Z/
/O.EXT.KCHS.GL.A.0016.140420T1000Z-140421T0400Z/
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT
20 NM...INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
303 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT SUNDAY...
...GALE WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTH WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT WITH
  GUSTS UP TO 35 KT POSSIBLE. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET.

* 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
303 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

AMZ350-352-200400-
/O.EXT.KCHS.SC.Y.0039.000000T0000Z-140420T1000Z/
/O.EXT.KCHS.GL.A.0016.140420T1000Z-140421T0400Z/
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
303 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT SUNDAY...
...GALE WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

* WINDS AND SEAS...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT
  POSSIBLE SUNDAY THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8
  FEET.

* 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.

&&

$$

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