731  
FZUS72 KCHS 172118  
MWSCHS  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC  
418 PM EST SUN FEB 17 2019  
 
AMZ354-172300-  
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM, INCLUDING  
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-  
418 PM EST SUN FEB 17 2019  
 
...SEA FOG BEGINNING TO DEVELOP OFF THE MIDDLE AND UPPER GEORGIA  
COAST...  
 
SATELLITE, WEBCAM AND SURFACE OBSERVATIONS SHOW SEA FOG IS  
BEGINNING TO DEVELOP OFF GEORGIA COAST FROM TYBEE ISLAND SOUTH TO  
THE ALTAMAHA SOUND LATE THIS AFTERNOON. CONDITIONS WILL FAVOR THE  
FOG GRADUALLY EXPANDING THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS WITH  
VISIBILITIES DROPPING TO LESS THAN 1 NM. A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MAY  
BE NEEDED.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MARINERS ARE URGED TO NAVIGATE WITH EXTREME CARE. IF YOU MUST  
NAVIGATE IN THESE CONDITIONS, PROCEED WITH CAUTION. USE PROPER  
FOG SIGNALS, INCLUDING FOG HORNS. MAKE SURE ALL NAVIGATIONAL  
RUNNING LIGHTS ARE ON.  
 
PLEASE RELAY ANY REPORTS OF SEA FOG TO THE TYBEE ISLAND COAST  
GUARD STATIONS AND ASK THEM TO IMMEDIATELY FORWARD YOUR REPORT TO  
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON.  
 

 
 

 
 
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