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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Charleston SC
322 AM EST Thu Feb 20 2020

AMZ352-201630-
/O.EXT.KCHS.SC.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-200220T2300Z/
/O.EXB.KCHS.GL.W.0004.200220T2300Z-200221T2200Z/
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 NM-
322 AM EST Thu Feb 20 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 PM EST
FRIDAY...

* WHAT...For the Gale Warning, north winds 20 to 30 kt with
  gusts up to 35 kt and seas 5 to 7 ft expected. For the Small
  Craft Advisory, northeast winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to
  30 kt and seas 4 to 7 ft.

* WHERE...Edisto Beach to Savannah out 20 NM.

* WHEN...For the Gale Warning, from 6 PM this evening to 5 PM
  EST Friday. For the Small Craft Advisory, until 6 PM EST this
  evening.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

&&

$$

AMZ354-201630-
/O.EXT.KCHS.SC.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-200220T2300Z/
/O.EXB.KCHS.GL.W.0004.200220T2300Z-200221T2200Z/
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 NM, including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
322 AM EST Thu Feb 20 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 PM EST
FRIDAY...

* WHAT...For the Gale Warning, north winds 20 to 30 kt with
  gusts up to 40 kt and seas 6 to 8 ft expected. For the Small
  Craft Advisory, northeast winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to
  30 kt and seas 4 to 6 ft.

* WHERE...Savannah to Altamaha Sound out 20 NM.

* WHEN...For the Gale Warning, from 6 PM this evening to 5 PM
  EST Friday. For the Small Craft Advisory, until 6 PM EST this
  evening.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

&&

$$

AMZ350-201630-
/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-200220T2000Z/
/O.EXT.KCHS.GL.W.0004.200220T2000Z-200221T2200Z/
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 NM-
322 AM EST Thu Feb 20 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 PM
EST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...For the Gale Warning, north winds 20 to 30 kt with
  gusts up to 40 kt and seas 6 to 8 ft expected. For the Small
  Craft Advisory, northeast winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to
  30 kt and seas 4 to 7 ft.

* WHERE...South Santee River to Edisto Beach out 20 NM.

* WHEN...For the Gale Warning, from 3 PM this afternoon to 5 PM
  EST Friday. For the Small Craft Advisory, until 3 PM EST this
  afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

&&

$$

AMZ374-201630-
/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-200220T2200Z/
/O.CON.KCHS.GL.W.0004.200220T2200Z-200222T0300Z/
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA from 20 to 60 NM-
322 AM EST Thu Feb 20 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
10 PM EST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...For the Gale Warning, north winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts
  up to 40 kt and seas 9 to 12 ft expected. For the Small Craft
  Advisory, northeast winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt and
  seas 6 to 9 ft.

* WHERE...Savannah to Altamaha Sound from 20 to 60 NM.

* WHEN...For the Gale Warning, from 5 PM this afternoon to 10 PM
  EST Friday. For the Small Craft Advisory, until 5 PM EST this
  afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

&&

$$

AMZ330-201630-
/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-200222T0000Z/
Charleston Harbor-
322 AM EST Thu Feb 20 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...North winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and
  waves 1 to 2 feet.

* WHERE...Charleston Harbor.

* WHEN...Until 7 PM EST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

$$


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