Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Charleston SC
559 AM EST Fri Dec 4 2020

AMZ350-041900-
/O.CON.KCHS.GL.W.0015.201205T0200Z-201205T1000Z/
Waters from South Santee River to Edisto Beach SC out 20 NM-
559 AM EST Fri Dec 4 2020

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM
EST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Southwest winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt and
  seas 5 to 8 ft expected.

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

* WHEN...From 9 PM this evening to 5 AM EST Saturday.

* 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.

&&

$$

AMZ330-041900-
/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0079.201205T0200Z-201205T1200Z/
Charleston Harbor-
559 AM EST Fri Dec 4 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING
TO 7 AM EST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...West winds around 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and
  waves 1 to 2 feet expected.

* WHERE...Charleston Harbor.

* WHEN...From 9 PM this evening to 7 AM EST Saturday.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

AMZ352-041900-
/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0079.201205T0200Z-201205T1200Z/
Waters from Edisto Beach SC to Savannah GA out 20 NM-
559 AM EST Fri Dec 4 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING
TO 7 AM EST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...West winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and seas
  3 to 5 ft expected.

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

* WHEN...From 9 PM this evening to 7 AM EST Saturday.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

AMZ354-041900-
/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0079.201205T0200Z-201205T1200Z/
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA out 20 NM, including
Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary-
559 AM EST Fri Dec 4 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING
TO 7 AM EST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...West winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt and seas
  3 to 5 ft expected.

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

* WHEN...From 9 PM this evening to 7 AM EST Saturday.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

AMZ374-041900-
/O.CON.KCHS.GL.A.0019.201205T0200Z-201205T1000Z/
Waters from Savannah GA to Altamaha Sound GA from 20 to 60 NM-
559 AM EST Fri Dec 4 2020

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt and
  seas 5 to 7 ft possible.

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

* WHEN...From this evening through late tonight.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$



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