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Special Marine Warning


SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
AMZ350-352-354-370-374-201845-
/O.NEW.KCHS.MA.W.0134.140920T1642Z-140920T1845Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1242 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...
  INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20
  NM...
  WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
  60 NM...
  WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20
  NM TO 40 NM...

* UNTIL 245 PM EDT

* AT 1240 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED
  BANDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS CAPABLE
  OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 KNOTS... FROM 9 NM SOUTHWEST OF
  CAPE ROMAIN BUOY TO ALTAMAHA SOUND...OR FROM 12 NM EAST OF CAPERS
  REEF TO ALTAMAHA SOUND...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 20 KT.

* SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO HILTON
  HEAD REEF...HUNTING ISLAND REEF...BEAUFORT 45 FEET REEF...BULL
  BREAKERS...FRIPP ISLAND REEF...FRIPP ISLAND WRECK...CHARLESTON
  NEARSHORE REEF...KIAWAH REEF...STONO INLET BUOY...FOLLY BEACH...
  FOLLY ISLAND...CALIBOGUE SOUND...EDISTO FORTY REEF...FRIPP
  ISLAND...CCA BUOY...BUOY L...SAINT CATHERINES BUOY...DUA BUOY...CAT
  BUOY...BUOY STC...BUOY KC AND BUOY BL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU ARE IN SAFE PORT...REMAIN THERE. IF YOU ARE UNDERWAY ON THE
COASTAL WATERS...PREPARE FOR STRONG WIND GUSTS...HAZARDOUS SEAS...
DANGEROUS LIGHTNING AND POOR VISIBILITY IN HEAVY RAIN AND BLOWING
SPRAY. BE SURE ALL PASSENGERS ARE WEARING APPROVED PERSONAL
FLOATATION DEVICES. TURN ON BILGE PUMPS.

&&

LAT...LON 3143 8133 3139 8127 3172 8113 3197 8086
      3206 8092 3206 8093 3258 8014 3268 7990
      3302 7949 3300 7949 3301 7936 3312 7927
      3280 7863 3247 7896 3195 7988 3171 8014
      3158 7988 3111 8028 3129 8142 3137 8144
TIME...MOT...LOC 1640Z 077DEG 18KT 3282 7937 3203 7984
          3198 8055 3131 8132

$$


Small Craft Advisory


COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
143 PM EDT SAT SEP 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

AMZ330-210845-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
143 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING N
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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...82 DEGREES.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
143 PM EDT SAT SEP 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

AMZ350-210845-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
143 PM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
ISOLATED TSTMS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING NW 5 TO
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS...MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.

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

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1023 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

AMZ330-202230-
/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0054.000000T0000Z-140921T0300Z/
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1023 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* 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
1023 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

AMZ350-202230-
/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0054.000000T0000Z-140921T0900Z/
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1023 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT SUNDAY...

* 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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1019 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

NCZ106-108-SCZ054-056-211430-
COASTAL PENDER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-COASTAL HORRY-COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
1019 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA AND
NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
818 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

GAZ001>009-011>016-019>025-027-030>039-041>062-066>076-078>086-
089>098-102>113-211230-
BALDWIN-BANKS-BARROW-BARTOW-BIBB-BLECKLEY-BUTTS-CARROLL-CATOOSA-
CHATTAHOOCHEE-CHATTOOGA-CHEROKEE-CLARKE-CLAYTON-COBB-COWETA-
CRAWFORD-CRISP-DADE-DAWSON-DEKALB-DODGE-DOOLY-DOUGLAS-EMANUEL-
FANNIN-FAYETTE-FLOYD-FORSYTH-GILMER-GLASCOCK-GORDON-GREENE-
GWINNETT-HALL-HANCOCK-HARALSON-HARRIS-HEARD-HENRY-HOUSTON-JACKSON-
JASPER-JEFFERSON-JOHNSON-JONES-LAMAR-LAURENS-LUMPKIN-MACON-
MADISON-MARION-MERIWETHER-MONROE-MONTGOMERY-MORGAN-MURRAY-
MUSCOGEE-NEWTON-NORTH FULTON-OCONEE-OGLETHORPE-PAULDING-PEACH-
PICKENS-PIKE-POLK-PULASKI-PUTNAM-ROCKDALE-SCHLEY-SOUTH FULTON-
SPALDING-STEWART-SUMTER-TALBOT-TALIAFERRO-TAYLOR-TELFAIR-TOOMBS-
TOWNS-TREUTLEN-TROUP-TWIGGS-UNION-UPSON-WALKER-WALTON-WARREN-
WASHINGTON-WEBSTER-WHEELER-WHITE-WHITFIELD-WILCOX-WILKES-
WILKINSON-
818 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED SOUTH AND EAST OF A LINE FROM
AMERICUS TO MACON TO WARRENTON MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO
EARLY EVENING.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...
FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS WITH ANY THUNDERSTORMS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...
THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE SUNDAY AND SUNDAY
EVENING OVER FAR NORTH GEORGIA. THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
ACROSS THE FAR EAST AND SOUTH FORECAST AREA MONDAY AFTERNOON.
OTHERWISE NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
400 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

SCZ048>050-211030-
BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-
400 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

COASTAL FLOODING...PERSISTENT NORTHEAST WINDS MAY RESULT IN
SHALLOW SALTWATER FLOODING AROUND HIGH TIDE EARLY THIS EVENING. A
COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY COULD BE REQUIRED.

HEAVY RAIN...AS LOW PRESSURE PASSES OFFSHORE...LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN
IS POSSIBLE TODAY INTO THIS EVENING. THE POTENTIAL FOR LOCALIZED
FLOODING WILL INCREASE IF HEAVY RAIN FALLS AROUND THE TIMES OF
HIGH TIDE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

COASTAL FLOODING...A PROLONGED PERIOD OF NORTHEAST WINDS MAY
RESULT IN SHALLOW SALTWATER FLOODING IN LOW-LYING AREAS ALONG THE
SOUTH CAROLINA COAST DURING THE EVENING HIGH TIDES SUNDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY. COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORIES MAY EVENTUALLY BE ISSUED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ASSISTANCE IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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