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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
714 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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

AMZ374-250215-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
714 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MON...E WINDS 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
318 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

AMZ374-241530-
/O.CON.KCHS.SC.Y.0044.000000T0000Z-150525T1200Z/
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
318 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 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.

&&

$$


Rip Current Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
334 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015


FLZ033-038-124-125-GAZ154-166-250900-
/O.CAN.KJAX.RP.S.0005.000000T0000Z-150525T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KJAX.RP.S.0006.150524T0900Z-150526T0000Z/
ST. JOHNS-FLAGLER-COASTAL NASSAU-COASTAL DUVAL-COASTAL GLYNN-
COASTAL CAMDEN-
334 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED A HIGH
RIP CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* TIMING...ONSHORE WINDS NEAR 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH WILL
  OCCUR ALONG THE EAST COAST. ROUGH SURF WILL INCREASE THE RISK
  OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS TODAY THROUGH MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...ROUGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS WILL LIKELY BE LIFE
  THREATENING. BREAKERS CAN KNOCK YOU DOWN AND MAKE YOU
  SUSCEPTIBLE TO DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH
PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SAVE
SOMEONE IN PERIL IF YOU DO NOT KNOW HOW TO ESCAPE RIP CURRENTS

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
446 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

NCZ106-108-110-SCZ054-056-250900-
COASTAL PENDER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-COASTAL BRUNSWICK-COASTAL HORRY-
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
446 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT THROUGH 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...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

AN ELEVATED RIP CURRENT RISK IS LIKELY MONDAY. EAST FACING
BEACHES WILL BE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO STRONGER AND MORE FREQUENT
RIP CURRENTS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
435 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

AMZ450-452-454-470-472-474-FLZ020>025-030>033-035>038-040-124-125-
GAZ132>136-149>154-162>166-251000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND
TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM FERNANDINA
BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL OUT 20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM ST.
AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND
GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-WATERS FROM FERNANDINA
BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE
TO FLAGLER BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-HAMILTON-SUWANNEE-COLUMBIA-
BAKER-INLAND NASSAU-INLAND DUVAL-UNION-BRADFORD-CLAY-ST. JOHNS-
GILCHRIST-ALACHUA-PUTNAM-FLAGLER-MARION-COASTAL NASSAU-COASTAL DUVAL-
COFFEE-JEFF DAVIS-BACON-APPLING-WAYNE-ATKINSON-WARE-PIERCE-BRANTLEY-
INLAND GLYNN-COASTAL GLYNN-ECHOLS-CLINCH-CHARLTON-INLAND CAMDEN-
COASTAL CAMDEN-
435 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY AND MEMORIAL DAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST FLORIDA...SOUTHEAST
GEORGIA AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

ONSHORE WINDS AND ROUGH SURF CONDITIONS WILL PRODUCE A HIGH RISK OF
RIP CURRENTS THROUGH MONDAY. LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS WILL
LIKELY OCCUR.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON OVER
NORTHEAST FLORIDA

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...

THERE WILL BE A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ON MONDAY. ELEVATED RIP
CURRENTS WILL PERSIST THROUGH MIDWEEK.

A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE EACH DAY DURING
THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
IN JACKSONVILLE WEBSITE ON THE INTERNET AT WEATHER.GOV/JAX.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
340 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

GAZ117-119-139-141-SCZ048>051-251030-
COASTAL BRYAN-COASTAL CHATHAM-COASTAL LIBERTY-COASTAL MCINTOSH-
BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-COASTAL JASPER-
340 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...MODERATE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST GEORGIA AND
SOUTHEAST 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 FOR RIP CURRENTS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ASSISTANCE IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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